Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence

Why AI researchers shouldn’t turn their backs on the military

The World Economic Forum warns that AI may destabilize the financial system

Children ‘at risk of robot influence’

AI identifies heat-resistant coral reefs in Indonesia
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/the-coral-triangle/2018/aug/13/ai-identifies-heat-resistant-coral-reefs-in-indonesia

Google DeepMind’s AI can detect over 50 sight-threatening eye conditions
https://www.cnet.com/uk/news/google-deepminds-ai-can-now-detect-over-50-sight-threatening-eye-conditions/

Don’t expect IBM’s Watson to cure cancer anytime soon
https://www.bizjournals.com/newyork/news/2018/08/13/dont-expect-ibms-watson-to-cure-cancer-anytime.html

Engineers teach a drone to herd birds away from airports autonomously
https://techxplore.com/news/2018-08-drone-herd-birds-airports-autonomously.html

Samsung to Spend Over $22 Billion on AI, Auto Tech and 5G
https://www.marketscreener.com/SAMSUNG-ELECTRONICS-CO-LT-6494906/news/Samsung-Electronics-to-Spend-Over-22-Billion-on-AI-Auto-Tech-and-5G-27075414/

Can emotional AI make Anki’s new robot into a lovable companion?
https://www.fastcompany.com/90179055/can-emotional-ai-make-ankis-new-robot-into-a-lovable-companion

3D-printed Deep Learning neural network uses light instead of electrons
https://newatlas.com/diffractive-deep-neural-network-uses-light-to-learn/55718/

Tesla is building its own AI chips for self-driving cars

Tesla is building its own AI chips for self-driving cars

Human Bankers Are Losing to Robots as Nordea Sets a New Standard
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-29/human-bankers-are-losing-to-robots-as-nordea-sets-a-new-standard

OpenAI’s ‘state-of-the-art’ system gives robots humanlike dexterity

OpenAI’s ‘state-of-the-art’ system gives robots humanlike dexterity

Opinion: “Are You A Bot?” Is The New “Are You A Cop?”
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancalo/free-speech-for-robots-google-bot-disclosure

Tech leaders: Killer robots would be ‘dangerously destabilizing’ force in the world
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/07/19/tech-leaders-killer-robots-would-be-dangerously-destabilizing-force-world/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.7cf2a217502e

Scoop: Inside Google’s Venture Capital “Machine”
https://www.axios.com/scoop-inside-google-venure-capital-machine-ce7782f2-a9b4-4556-8feb-0914e77ac021.html

An AI system for editing music in videos
http://news.mit.edu/2018/ai-editing-music-videos-pixelplayer-csail-0705

Google’s Duplex AI could kill the call center
https://qz.com/1321920/googles-duplex-ai-could-kill-the-call-center/

Tesla Model 3 now offers ‘Summon’ self-parking feature
https://www.autoblog.com/2018/07/05/tesla-model-3-summon-self-parking/

DeepMind’s AI agents exceed ‘human-level’ gameplay in Quake III
https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/4/17533898/deepmind-ai-agent-video-game-quake-iii-capture-the-flag

Google researchers created an amazing scene-rendering AI
https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/06/this-amazing-google-software-can-sketch-scenes-its-never-seen-before/?

New IBM robot holds its own in a debate with a human
https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/tech/new-ibm-robot-holds-its-own-debate-human-ncna884536

Amazon brings Alexa to hotels
https://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-brings-alexa-to-hotels/

Uber reportedly increased self-driving simulations after fatal crash
https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/19/uber-reportedly-increased-self-driving-simulations-after-fatal-c/

Who needs humans? Google’s DeepMind algorithm can teach itself to see
http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-06-15/googles-deepmind-algorithm-can-teach-itself-to-see/9861590

Big Read: France pours billions into race to dominate AI
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=12067885

Deep in the Pentagon, a secret AI program to find hidden nuclear missiles
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pentagon-missiles-ai-insight/deep-in-the-pentagon-a-secret-ai-program-to-find-hidden-nuclear-missiles-idUSKCN1J114J

Google Promises Its A.I. Will Not Be Used for Weapons

The White House promises to release government data to fuel the AI boom
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611331/the-white-house-promises-to-release-government-data-to-fuel-the-ai-boom/

Nvidia launches AI computer to give autonomous robots better brains
https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/4/17424118/nvidia-ai-chip-jetson-xavier-robot-platform-isaac

Eric Schmidt says Elon Musk is ‘exactly wrong’ about AI

Eric Schmidt says Elon Musk is ‘exactly wrong’ about AI

Apple and Its Rivals Bet Their Futures on These Men’s Dreams
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-05-17/apple-and-its-rivals-bet-their-futures-on-these-men-s-dreams

Google Duplex: We need to talk about the ethics

Google Duplex A.I. – How Does it Work?

Ask Slashdot: Could Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics Ensure Safe AI?
https://hardware.slashdot.org/story/18/05/19/0157252/ask-slashdot-could-asimovs-three-laws-of-robotics-ensure-safe-ai

Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police. Critics See Surveillance Risk.
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: The whole world is now a computer
https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-ceo-nadella-the-whole-world-is-now-a-computer/

People Are Losing Faith In Self-Driving Cars Following Recent Fatal Crashes
https://tech.slashdot.org/story/18/05/23/0526229/people-are-losing-faith-in-self-driving-cars-following-recent-fatal-crashes

Microsoft also has an AI bot that makes phone calls to humans
https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/22/17379508/microsoft-xiaoice-chat-bot-phone-call-demo

UK military fears robots learning war from video games
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-44217246

The US military is funding an effort to catch deepfakes and other AI trickery
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611146/the-us-military-is-funding-an-effort-to-catch-deepfakes-and-other-ai-trickery/

The White House has set up a task force to help further the country’s AI development
https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/10/17340434/white-house-trump-administration-ai-task-force-automation-robotics-investment

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – Shaping a Future New Zealand
http://resources.aiforum.org.nz/AI+Shaping+A+Future+New+Zealand+Report+2018.pdf

While artificial intelligence is tipped to be ‘as significant as electricity’, it’s not coming for your job, yet
https://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/103400471/while-artificial-intelligence-is-tipped-to-be-as-significant-as-electricity-its-not-coming-for-your-job-yet

Statement on Nature Machine Intelligence
https://openaccess.engineering.oregonstate.edu/

Artificial Intelligence Is Cracking Open the Vatican’s Secret Archives
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/04/vatican-secret-archives-artificial-intelligence/559205/

Revealed: how bookies use AI to keep gamblers hooked
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/30/bookies-using-ai-to-keep-gamblers-hooked-insiders-say

CIA plans to replace spies with AI
https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2018/04/23/cia-plans-to-replace-spies-with-ai/

Canada has pulled off a brain heist
https://www.axios.com/canada-has-pulled-off-a-brain-heist-1aba7430-82d5-4316-8008-e039d3964b36.html

Scientists plan huge European AI hub to compete with US
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/apr/23/scientists-plan-huge-european-ai-hub-to-compete-with-us

Elon Musk’s nightmarish warning: Humans will be forced to serve under an immortal robot dictator
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12027969

AI DOC ‘DO YOU TRUST THIS COMPUTER?’ TO STREAM FOR FREE THIS WEEKEND, THANKS TO ELON MUSK: WATCH THE TRAILER
http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/ai-documentary-do-you-trust-this-computer-trailer?utm_source=iNews-All&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=SNS+iNews+Highlights+for+April+6+2018

The Robot Assault On Fukushima
https://www.wired.com/story/fukushima-robot-cleanup/

Google wants artificial intelligence to choose your news
http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/08/technology/google-news-artificial-intelligence/index.html