AI

AI

Watch an AI Modeled After a Worm's Brain Park a Tiny Car Like a Pro

Researchers created a machine learning model loosely inspired by the brain of C. elegans to create a more interpretable kind of AI.
Jordan Pearson
11.5.18
AI

Researchers Created an 'AI Physicist' That Can Derive the Laws of Physics in Imaginary Universes

Teaching AI how to combine smaller models to understand complex situations has been a major stumbling block for machine learning research.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.1.18
machine learning

This Researcher Created ‘DeepCreamPy,’ a Machine Learning Algorithm That Uncensors Hentai

“DeepCreamPy” takes the blur off of illustrated Japanese porn.
Samantha Cole
10.31.18
AI

Researchers Simulated Religious Groups With AI to Try to Understand Religious Violence

The researchers modeled how xenophobia and anxieties mutually escalate between religious groups using “psychologically realistic” AI.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.31.18
AI

Get in the Halloween Spirit with This AI-Generated Spooky Music

The results are pretty eerie, but you can help them get even creepier.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.30.18
AI

An AI-Generated Artwork Just Sold for $432,500 at Christie’s

Far from being the sole creation of an AI, 'Edmond de Belamy' was the result of months of work by three people using a machine learning algorithm from 2014.
Jordan Pearson
10.25.18
amazon

Amazon Pulled the Plug on an AI Recruitment Tool That Was Biased Against Women

A report from anonymous sources speaking to Reuters sheds light on Amazon’s AI hiring project, and gender bias in tech.
Samantha Cole
10.10.18
algorithms

An AI Analyzed My Twitter Feed and Discovered I’m a Shithead

DeepSense says it can analyze tweets to see if someone is a good employee. I'm going to need to make better tweets.
Derek Mead
9.21.18
AI

This Video Game Made by AI Looks Fun as Hell

A computer created 'Killer Bounce' and 'Death Walls' after absorbing hours of video of humans playing classic games.
Matthew Gault
9.18.18
yelp

Researchers Developed a New, Even More Convincing Way to Write Fake Yelp Reviews

A new machine learning method keeps AI on track when writing fake reviews.
Samantha Cole
9.17.18
AI

This Algorithm Makes Its Own Video Games

The program watches hours of humans playing classic video games and "learns" their key features in order to generate new games.
Matthew Gault
9.12.18
Scunthorpe Problem

Life on the Internet Is Hard When Your Last Name is 'Butts'

The “Scunthorpe problem” has never really been solved and for people with "offensive" last names, this can be a real pain in the ass.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.29.18
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