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doomed

AI Can Generate 'Doom' Levels Now

Algorithms that can make video game levels humans want to play can automate aspects of game design.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.11.18
Opinion
Opinion

We Need Bug Bounties for Bad Algorithms

In the age of algorithmic decision-making, we need to incentivize algorithmic auditors to become our new immune system.
Amit Elazari Bar On
5.3.18
graph theory
graph theory

How to Hide Within a Social Network

New graph theory research offers good news for privacy advocates, bad news for the FBI.
Michael Byrne
1.30.18
Algorithmic Bias
Algorithmic Bias

New York City Passes Bill to Study Biases in Algorithms Used by the City

The bill is believed to be the first in the country to push for open sourcing of the algorithms used by courts, police, and city agencies.
Roshan Abraham
12.19.17
algorithms
algorithms

Watch an Algorithm Turn Winter Into Summer in Any Video

Nvidia researchers developed a way to turn snowy roads into summer, and day into night.
Samantha Cole
12.5.17
algorithms
algorithms

Researcher: ‘We Should Be Worried’ This Computer Thought a Turtle Was a Gun

The once-theoretical problem of "adversarial objects" just got real.
Samantha Cole
11.2.17
algorithms
algorithms

Copyright Law Makes Artificial Intelligence Bias Worse

But it could be used to help fix the problem too.
Louise Matsakis
10.31.17
"What Do You Do For a Living?"
"What Do You Do For a Living?"

A Former Clickhole Writer Made a ‘Content Bot’ That Will Probably Become My Boss

It’s already won a comedy competition and is currently applying to be Poet Laureate for the city of Redmond, Washington.
Claire Downs
10.12.17
algorithms
algorithms

Physicists Designed a Quantum Graph Search Technique That Matches Google

Researchers describe a fast new way of exploring complex data structures.
Michael Byrne
10.12.17
algorithms
algorithms

How to Harness Data Science for Experimental Creative Writing

NYU professor Allison Parrish describes a new frontier in marrying textual analysis and poetry.
Michael Byrne
10.4.17
Rise of the Machines
Rise of the Machines

Modular Robot Self-Heals and Even Redesigns Itself for New Tasks

The thing before the thing before the thing before the Terminator.
Michael Byrne
9.12.17
computer science
computer science

200 Terabyte Proof Demonstrates the Potential of Brute-Force Math

Automated verification finds renewed potential for making algorithms safe.
Michael Byrne
7.30.17