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.

New Facial Recognition Software Tracks and Protects Endangered Primates

Snap a pic, and this app can ID the individual animal.

May 25, 2018

Should Bots Have a Right to Free Speech? This Non-Profit Thinks So.

Does the First Amendment apply to AIs, too?

May 25, 2018

Microsoft Announces Tool To Catch Biased AI Because We Keep Making Biased AI

Flagging prejudiced algorithms won't keep them from being made in the first place.

May 25, 2018

If DARPA Wants To Stop Deepfakes, They Should Talk To Facebook And Google

The two tech giants’ AI research helps make deceptive media possible.

May 23, 2018

Google’s Call-Making AI Has Some Competition From Microsoft

And Microsoft's bot is already out in the world.

May 23, 2018

AI 101, Because We Can’t Escape the Inevitable (It’s Free Too)

Unsure about AI? This class is for you.

May 21, 2018

Conspiracy Theory Alert: Google Might Have Faked That AI Demo Call

Get your tin foil hat ready.

May 17, 2018

Stop Using Discriminatory AI, Human Rights Groups Say

The document was signed by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, The Wikimedia Foundation, and others.

May 16, 2018

The White House AI Task Force Wants To Open the AI Floodgates. Here’s How They Should Do It.

Before giving tech companies free rein, the government should install some safeguards.

May 11, 2018

Robot U: The First American A.I. Undergrad Program is Here, and Already Incredibly Elite

Roko's Basilisk? More like Roko's Pony Keg. All hail.

May 11, 2018