AI

Google To Change Review Process Of Scientist Work

Executives at troubled Google AI research unit say they are working to retain trust, after departures of two notable women

8 months ago

IBM ‘Considering Sale’ Of Watson Health AI Unit

IBM may reportedly sell off Watson Health AI analytics business as it seeks to refocus around more profitable areas such…

8 months ago

Google Fires AI Researcher Amidst Diversity Row

Google fires ethical AI researcher Margaret Mitchell following probe into corporate email misuse following dispute over December exit of Timnit…

8 months ago

Google Appoints Executive At Troubled AI Research Group

After the 'firing' of Timnit Gebru and subsequent staff unrest, Google appoints black executive to oversee AI research going forward

8 months ago

Two Google Staff Resign, Citing Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

Staff unrest continues with resignation of two Google engineers, both of whom cited 'firing' of AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru

9 months ago

Google Begins Investigation Of AI Staffer Over Data Transfer

Google reportedly begins investigation and locks the corporate account of member of its ethical AI team, after sensitive data transfer

9 months ago

California Authorises First Commercial Robo-Delivery Service

Start-up Nuro obtains first California permit for use of autonomous vehicles to operate commercial delivery service, as robo-vehicle industry drives…

10 months ago

Google Asked AI Researchers To Strike Positive Tone – Report

Scientific papers generated internally at the search engine giant are now subjected to “sensitive topics” review, it has been reported

10 months ago

Google Staff Seek Removal Of VP Involved In Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

AI staff at Google demand removal of company executive involved in departure of prominent female ethics researcher Dr Timnit Gebru

10 months ago

Google Investigates Dismissal Of AI Expert Timnit Gebru

After Google staff and outside academics slam Google, Sundar Pichai says it will examine departure of the prominent female AI…

11 months ago

Support Grows For ‘Fired’ Google AI Expert

Open letter signed by more than 4,500 people, including academics and DeepMind researchers, expresses support for Timnit Gebru

11 months ago

Google Fires AI Researcher Timnit Gebru – Report

Prominent AI researcher Dr Timnit Gebru claims she was fired over email to colleagues, but Google insists she didn't follow…

11 months ago

Google DeepMind Solves 50 Year Old Folding Protein Problem

Breakthrough at Google's AI unit DeepMind allow researchers to determine a protein’s 3D shape from its amino-acid sequence

11 months ago

Government Told To Open Up On AI Decision-Making

Government advisory body publishes roadmap to 'responsible' use of AI and algorithms, following summer chaos over computer-determined school grades

11 months ago

Tom Siebel-Founded AI Start-Up C3.ai Files For Public Offering

Predictive analytics start-up C3.ai, founded by Tom Siebel in 2009, plans to list on NYSE amidst strong demand for new…

11 months ago

Waymo Goes Public With Self-Driving Ride Service

Google-affiliated Waymo to go public with fully driverless rides within 'weeks' after shutting down earlier this year due to pandemic

1 year ago

Microsoft Offers Deepfake Detection Tool

Effort to combat disinformation campaigns sees Microsoft offer software tool to help identify deepfake photos and videos ahead of US…

1 year ago

Neuralink Chip Implanted In Pig’s Brain

Elon Musk and his Neuralink team implant a computer chip in the brain of a pig, in the first stage…

1 year ago

Trump Administration Pledges $1 Billion For AI, Quantum Computing Research

White House pledges $1 billion for research push in the United States into artificial intelligence (AI), 5G and quantum computing

1 year ago

Elon Musk Promises Working Neuralink Demo This Week

Bold next step? Working demonstration of Neuralink's human brain to machine interface is promised by Elon Musk late on Friday…

1 year ago

Nvidia Partners University Of Florida To Build AI Supercomputer

Supercomputer for Florida university will offer 700 petaflops of AI performance to “tackle some of the world's most formidable challenges”

1 year ago

Elon Musk’s NeuraLink Chip To Stream Music To Your Brain

So long AirPods? Neuralink project will eventually directly stream music into a person's brain, claims Elon Musk

1 year ago

Spies Urged To Adopt AI To Counter Augmented Threats

UK's intelligence agencies must use artificial intelligence to repel increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks and disinformation campaigns, finds study

1 year ago

Coronavirus: AI Takes Over Social Network Moderation As Staff Sent Home

Social networks are turning to AI and automated tools to police social networking posts, as staff are sent home due…

2 years ago

Is Your Next Employee Digital?

With skilled workers becoming increasingly hard to find, could a digital employee be the answer to chronic skills shortages?

2 years ago

Vatican Joins With Microsoft, IBM In Call For AI Ethics

Pope Francis warns of commercial AI's potential to exacerbate societal 'asymmetry', joins with tech giants to call for regulation of…

2 years ago

AI and Public Standards

As the Committee on Standards in Public Life release their awaited report considering AI and its impact on the delivery…

2 years ago

Researchers Use AI To Find New Type Of Antibiotic

MIT researchers use machine learning to pinpoint molecule capable of killing drug-resistant bacteria in approach said to usher in a…

2 years ago

European Commission Unveils Strategy For Digital Future

Europe launches ambitious digital strategy as it seeks to create single European market for data in an effort to combat…

2 years ago

Automation Part 2: Your First Robot Employee

Automation in the workplace will have many forms. The rise of AI could usher in new businesses processes that need…

2 years ago