AI

future

We Asked 105 Experts What Worries Them Most About the Future

Welcome to the dark side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
AI

AI Can Generate Interactive Virtual Worlds Based on Simple Videos

Nvidia’s new AI represents a major leap forward in graphics generation based on neural networks.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.3.18
ad blockers

Researchers Defeat Most Powerful Ad Blockers, Declare a ‘New Arms Race’

Perceptual ad blockers will come out on the losing side in the war against internet advertisers and expose users to a host of new attack vectors in the process, the researchers warned.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.9.18
extra extra

China’s AI News Anchor Makes the News More Boring

A Chinese news agency debuted a news anchor powered by artificial intelligence at the World Internet Conference yesterday.
Caroline Haskins
11.8.18
supercomputers

Researchers Just Turned On the World's Most Powerful Computer Designed to Mimic a Human Brain

Neuromorphic computing just got a big boost with a million-core supercomputer that took over a decade to build.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.7.18
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
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