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2017-04-15 07:24:44     AI programs exhibit racial and gender biases, research reveals | Technology | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/...t-biases-research-reveals?...

An artificial intelligence tool that has revolutionised ... computers to interpret everyday language has been shown ... gender and racial biases.
The findings raise the spectre of existing social inequa ...

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2017-01-09 21:58:36     The Humans Working Behind the AI Curtain

https://hbr.org/.../the-humans-working-behind-the-ai-curtain

Our team learned from two years of researching the world... where content moderation is a steady stream of gig work,... practices of both the largest and the smallest companies... involve literally thousands of decisions about what cont... delete.

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2016-12-04 12:39:44     Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

https://www.extremetech.com/...ai-gives-robots-ability-dream

Rather than pointlessly rehearsing entire sections of th... little bearing on the player’s overall score, “dream... to highlight certain sections of the game that are espec... and repeat them ad nauseam until expertise is achieved. ... technique,

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2016-10-23 17:00:35     Data — Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

http://allenai.org/data.html

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2016-02-07 13:27:06    

https://medium.com/swlh/no-ui-is-the-new-ui-ab3f7ecec6b3#...

No UI is the New UI
On the rise of UI-less apps and why you should
care about them as a designer.

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2015-12-19 12:54:15     Humans Are Slamming Into Driverless Cars and Exposing a Key Flaw - Bloomberg Business

http://www.bloomberg.com/...ess-cars-and-exposing-a-key-flaw

The self-driving car, that cutting-edge creation that’... to a world without accidents, is achieving the exact opp... The vehicles have racked up a crash rate double that of ...
The glitch?
They obey the law all the time, as in, without exception ...

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2014-11-05 11:53:10     Automatic Statistician

http://www.automaticstatistician.com/about.html

Making sense of data is one of the great challenges of t... we live in. While it is becoming easier to collect and s... data, from personal medical data, to scientific data, to... commercial data, there are relatively few people trained... and machine

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2014-06-09 13:08:49     Turing Test breakthrough as super-computer becomes first to convince us it's human - Gadgets and Tech - Life & Style - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...angerous-future-9508370.html

A programme that convinced humans that it was a 13-year-... the first computer ever to pass the Turing Test. The tes... requires that computers are indistinguishable from human... a landmark in the development of artificial intelligence... have warned

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2014-05-27 21:19:54     Microsoft Cortana EULA contains the Greatest Disclaimer of ALL TIME • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/...test_disclaimer_of_all_time/

"Like a real-world personal assistant, sometimes Cortana... inaccurate conclusion about what is important to you, (i... information that accurately reflects you but that you ar... sharing with others, or (iii) remember some information ... no longer t

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2014-05-24 14:39:36     BBC News - Victorian strangeness: The man killed by an automaton

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-27527035

There was no need for Sherlock. The killer didn't flee t... his ground over the lifeless body of his victim, his han... the bloody weapon, his face betraying no emotion.
At the feet of the mechanised figure of a person - which ...

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2013-03-24 07:15:23     BBC News - A Point of View: Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21876120

The Turk, engraving from 1789
Continue reading the main story
Crowd-sourcing comets (LJ)
Mary queen of maths (Lisa Jardine)
... rate hoax had its own sense of genius, says Adam Gopnik.

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2013-03-11 09:57:19     Robot & Frank: vision of the future? | Film | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/f.../robot-and-frank-vision-future

Director Jake Schreier talks about his new film, which e...
Frank Langella on Robot & Frank: 'I'd rather make love i ...
Share 14
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... Robot & Frank

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2013-03-10 07:21:05     BBC News - Web-based 'brain' for robots goes live

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21714191

Continue reading the main story
Related Stories
Robots to get their own internet
Arm lifts BigDog robot to new level
... f standardising the way robots perceive the human world.

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2013-03-04 08:39:47     ALICE Virtual Receptionist | Virtual Office Assistant

http://www.alicereceptionist.com/

Let ALICE manage your building lobby by greeting vis...
Click here to see and learn more about how ALICE can ...
ALICE presents visitors with a touch screen list of ...
Click here for a full list of features and benefits.
... ick here to

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2013-02-06 11:40:59     BBC News - 'Bionic man' surprises roboticists

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21339310

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2012-12-19 08:58:45     Robot Dragonfly - Gaming & Photography | Indiegogo

http://www.indiegogo.com/robotdragonfly

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2012-12-13 11:27:56     Kenshiro robot has muscle and bones, is ready to stretch its way into your nightmares

http://www.engadget.com/2012/12/12/kenshiro-robot/

Image
Add this to the list of terrifying robots we hope to nev ...

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2012-11-26 18:40:13     Brain-like chip outstrips normal computers - tech - 22 November 2012 - New Scientist

http://www.newscientist.com/...tstrips-normal-computers.html

Attempts to simulate the brain usually involve programmi... behave like groups of neurons. A new "neuromorphic" desi... recreate the brain's hardware, using analogue components...
The Spikey chip contains 400 "neurons", or printed circu ...
Spikey also

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2012-08-19 19:00:09     Rise of the elder care robot

http://www.smh.com.au/...lder-care-robot-20120819-24g7w.html

It's no secret to that our society is getting older. Mor...
The solution, the robotics industry hopes, is technology ...
Japanese Nursebots can lift up elderly patients and brin ...
In recent years, Japanese tech giant Panasonic has creat ...
In the next

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2012-08-11 18:14:01     Tim Harford — Article — Don’t judge a book by its cover price

http://timharford.com/...udge-a-book-by-its-cover-price/?...

Last spring, a young biologist tried to buy a copy of a ... out-of-print reference work, Peter Lawrence’s The Maki... offered 15 used copies at reasonable prices – and two ... cheapest of which was $1,730,045.91, plus $3.99 shipping.
Michael Eisen,

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2012-07-16 09:10:10     Tiny Robotic Bee Assembles Itself Like Pop-Up Book | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/02/robotic-bee/

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2012-05-29 14:24:26     xkcd: Tic-Tac-Toe

http://xkcd.com/832/

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2012-05-15 09:35:39     BBC News - The robot that reads your mind to train itself

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-11457127

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2012-04-13 23:41:59     Netflix Never Used its $1m Algorithm. Here's Why.

http://thenextweb.com/...it-didnt-use-the-winning-entry/?...

As pointed out by TechDirt’s Mike Masnick, last week N... two-part blog post on its recommendations system, one of...
Whilst they acknowledge that the work that went into the ...
“This is a truly impressive compilation and culminatio ...
Basically,

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2012-01-09 16:06:10     Watson’s Next Challenge: Beating Cancer - semanticweb.com

http://semanticweb.com/...xt-challenge-beating-cancer_b25805

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2011-10-18 17:03:56     How Google's Self-Driving Car Works - IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/...ow-google-self-driving-car-works

google self-driving robotic car
Once a secret project, Google's autonomous vehicles are ...
Google's fleet of robotic Toyota Priuses has now logged ...

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2011-09-20 08:31:58    

http://hunch.net/~large_scale_survey/

This tutorial gives a broad view of modern approaches fo... machine learning and data mining methods on parallel/dis... platforms. Demand for scaling up machine learning is tas... some tasks it is driven by the enormous dataset sizes, f...
The tutoria

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2011-08-23 18:38:16     BBC News - When algorithms control the world

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14306146

If you were expecting some kind warning when computers f... than us, then think again.
There will be no soothing HAL 9000-type voice informing ...
In reality, our electronic overlords are already taking ...
Their weapon of choice - the algorithm.

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2011-05-12 10:09:51     Google Lobbies Nevada To Allow Self-Driving Cars - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/11/science/11drive.html?...

Google, a pioneer of self-driving cars, is quietly lobby... that would make Nevada the first state where they could ... on public roads.

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2010-07-08 13:01:17     BBC NEWS | Health | Robots 'to revolutionise surgery'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8238088.stm

Within ten years some doctors and scientists are predict...
They say by using the natural orifices of the body and t ...
It sounds fantastical, but prototypes are already in exi ...
There are particularly big hopes for Ares (Assembling Re ...
... ising p

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