Computers Are Making Decisions for Us, and Not Always Good Ones.

Will a world governed by algorithms be better than one governed by humans?

April 24, 2017

Machines That Learn Are Invading, and Utterly Transforming, Our Lives

It is fast becoming more and more a part of our daily interactions.

January 2, 2017

Machine Learning Algorithm Uses Speech Patterns to Diagnose Depression

Scientists have developed a tool that can help doctors diagnose depression using speech patterns.

July 19, 2016

Thanks to a New Algorithm, We Could Soon Have Actual Images of a Black Hole

Direct images of black holes may soon just be one click away.

June 8, 2016

New Report Predicts Over 100,000 Legal Jobs Will Be Lost To Automation

The loss may be offset, however, by the development of better-skilled and better-paid nonlegal roles handling the new technology.

March 23, 2016

New Algorithm Allows Systems To Create Backup Plans

Researchers have improved on planning systems with a new planning algorithm that generates contingency plans, should the initial plan prove too risky and make decisions when to switch plans.

February 18, 2016

OpenAI Discusses the Future of Artificial Intelligence in Reddit AMA

Representatives from OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence research company, hosted a reddit AMA. Here, they discussed the potential dangers of AI, its future capabilities, and more.

January 11, 2016
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