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Google’s Top 5 AI Safety Concerns
By Steve Crowe · 24 June, 2016 • Google outlines outlines its top five safety concerns as artificial intelligence is applied in more general circumstances.
TV Shows Help Build Algorithm That Predicts Human Interactions
By Adam Conner-Simons & Rachel Gordon | CSAIL · 21 June, 2016 • MIT's CSAIL have used TV shows such as "The Office" to train a deep-learning based vision algorithm to more accurately predict human interactions. The researchers say this could help build smarter robots.
How AI is Making Self-Driving Cars Smarter
By Peter Els · 14 June, 2016 • The stage is set for artificial intelligence to dominate our roads. Here's how artificial intelligence is improving self-driving cars.
MIT’s AI Passes Turing Test for Sound
By RT Staff · 13 June, 2016 • A deep-learning algorithm from MIT CSAIL passed the Turing Test for sound, leading researchers to believe this could improve robots’ abilities to interact with their surroundings.
Top 5 AI Gaming Machines of All-Time
By Jeremy S. Cook · 10 June, 2016 • These five AI gaming machines have either conquered humans or are well on their way.
MIT AI² Predicts 85% of Cyber Attacks
By MIT News · 19 April, 2016 • AI², an artificial intelligence platform developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and PatternEx, predicts 85 percent of cyber-attacks using input from human experts.
Facebook AI Describes Photos to Blind Users
By Steve Crowe · 5 April, 2016 • Facebook's automatic alternative text uses artificial intelligence to generate verbal descriptions of images for blind users.
Rise of AI Gaming Machines: Are Humans a Beaten Race?
By Tom Danes · 30 March, 2016 • While artificial intelligence might have the edge in chess and Go, it might never hold the edge in blackjack and poker.
Microsoft’s Tay AI Bot Shut Down After Racist Tweets
By Steve Crowe · 24 March, 2016 • Microsoft's Tay.ai Twitterbot, which was designed to understand conversational language among young people online, was shut down after 16 hours for offensive tweets. Microsoft's Tay.ai Twitterbot learned from its interactions with online users, and one of the first things it learned was how to be racist.
DeepDrumpf Twitterbot Uses AI to Imitate Donald Trump
By Steve Crowe · 4 March, 2016 • MIT built the Drumpf Twitterbot using artificial intelligence to learn Donald Trumps speech patterns before publishing ‘remarkably Trump-like statements.’ The bot’s creator was inspired by a report that found Donald Trump speaks at a fourth-grade level
MIT ‘Eyeriss’ Neural Chip Powers Mobile AI
By MIT News · 8 February, 2016 • MIT's "Eyeriss" chip is designed to implement neural networks. It is 10 times as efficient as a mobile GPU and could enable mobile devices to run powerful artificial-intelligence algorithms locally, rather than uploading data to the Internet for processing.
AI Picks Carolina Panthers to Win Super Bowl 50
By Steve Crowe · 5 February, 2016 • Microsoft Cortana and an AI simulation from EA Sports Madden NFL 16 predict the Carolina Panthers to beat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50.
Harvard Creating AI That Works Like the Human Brain
By Steve Crowe · 26 January, 2016 • The US government's Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity has awarded three departments at Harvard University $28 million to develop artificial intelligence that can interpret, analyze, and learn information as successfully as humans.
AI Pioneer Marvin Minsky Dies at 88
By MIT News · 26 January, 2016 • Marvin Minsky, the "father of intelligence," died on Jan. 24, 2016 of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 88. Minsky helped create the vision of artificial intelligence as we know it today.
AI Cutting Development of Cancer Drug in Half
By RT Staff · 9 October, 2015 • Berg Health has developed an AI that will allow it to be more "predictive and effective" during the development of its cancer-fighting drug BPM31510 and cut the time to market from 14 years to seven.

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