Artificial Intelligence

From predicting and identifying disease to revolutionizing the way we work, the next few decades will tell the story of the rise of machine intelligence. We're already having intelligent conversations with our cell phones, and in the months and years to come, artificial intelligence will materially change our world. We’ll be here to track it as it happens.

Machines Just Beat Humans on a Stanford Reading Comprehension Test

AIs developed by Alibaba and Microsoft both outscored human participants.

January 15, 2018

NASA-Funded Research Will Let Unmanned Spacecraft “Think” Using AI and Blockchain

This could allow deep-space satellites to quickly respond to threats and gather data without instructions.

January 14, 2018

A New AI That Detects “Deception” May Bring an End to Lying as We Know It

The system could spot liars in courtrooms and beyond.

January 9, 2018

Can Canada Use AI to Crack Suicide Trends?

Is it ethical to track potential suicides this way?

January 6, 2018

China Is Building a $2.1 Billion Industrial Park for AI Research

The 400 enterprises in the park will produce an estimated $7.7 billion per year.

January 5, 2018

Robots Have Replaced Humans in 25% of China’s Ammunition Factories

The move will be safer for humans, and could triple China's production.

January 3, 2018

Soon We Won’t Be Able to Tell the Difference Between AI and a Human Voice

The line between human and machine gets even blurrier.

January 3, 2018

An AI-Powered Network Could Save the US Navy Billions of Dollars

It could also make their fleets safer and more formidable.

January 1, 2018

Dark Future: Here’s When We’ll Have the Autonomous Guard Dogs from Black Mirror

An AI robot dog isn't exactly man's best friend.

December 31, 2017

The Rise of Smart Machines Puts Spotlight on ‘Robot Rights’

"If you've got a computer or a robot that's autonomous and self-aware, I think it would be very hard to say it's not a person."

December 24, 2017
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