Month: January 2020

As Russell sees it, today’s goal-oriented AI is ultimately limited, for all its success at accomplishing specific tasks like beating us at Jeopardy! and Go, identifying objects in images...

January 30, 2020 0 comments AI and machine learning are the kind of buzzwords that generate a lot of interest; hence, they get thrown around all the time. But...

Natalie Lao was set on becoming an electrical engineer, like her parents, until she stumbled on course 6.S192 (Making Mobile Apps), taught by Professor Hal Abelson. Here was a blueprint...

When a mysterious illness first pops up, it can be difficult for governments and public health officials to gather information quickly and coordinate a response. But new artificial intelligence...

Putting AI to its broadest use in national defense will mean hardening it against attack. America’s intelligence collectors are already using AI in ways big and small, to scan...

There are a lot of misconceptions about ML that can have a negative impact on one’s career and reputation. Forrester and ABI Research weigh in. Image: Elnur – stock.adobe.com...

The first big investment wave in tech was the personal computer. Then came software, the internet, smartphones, social media and cloud computing. The next big thing is artificial intelligence,...

AI is upending companies, industries, and humanity. During the kind of virus outbreak that China and other nations are now contending with, time is of the essence. The earlier...

NEWS 24 January 2020 Bias and the prospect of societal harm increasingly plague artificial-intelligence research — but it’s not clear who should be on the lookout for these problems....

At the Tackling Climate Change workshop at this year’s NeurIPS conference, some of the top minds in machine learning came together to discuss the effects of climate change on...