Artificial Intelligence

Selfie Police
Selfie Police

Cops Got a Drug Dealer’s Fingerprints From Photos of His Hand on WhatsApp

Yet another reason to forgo taking pictures when you break the law.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.16.18
Sadbot
Sadbot

If AI Thinks Like a Human It May Get Depressed

A neuroscientist considers why a serotonin function in artificial intelligence could be both a help and a hindrance.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.11.18
Motherboard Guide to Cinema
Motherboard Guide to Cinema

‘Do You Trust This Computer’ Is a Documentary That Taught Me Nothing About AI

I trust artificial intelligence more than the companies that make it. But that’s not what this film is about.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.9.18
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

A Startup Media Site Says AI Can Take Bias Out of News

Knowhere is using AI to aggregate news and rewrite it 'impartially.'
Mack DeGeurin
4.4.18
Opinion
Opinion

How Self-Driving Car Policy Will Determine Life, Death and Everything In-Between

The time to think about ethics in autonomous vehicle accidents is now.
Brett Frischmann
Evan Selinger
3.23.18
AI
AI

Watch This Toyota Robot Get Nothing But Net

A robot beat some Tokyo ballers in a shootout last month.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.12.18
videos
videos

Watch a Robot Solve a Rubik's Cube in Less Than Half a Second

The builders say the robot wasn't even working at full capacity.
Mack DeGeurin
3.8.18
fake audio
fake audio

‘Deep Voice’ Software Can Clone Anyone's Voice With Just 3.7 Seconds of Audio

Using snippets of voices, Baidu's ‘Deep Voice’ can generate new speech, accents, and tones.
Samantha Cole
3.7.18
slugs
slugs

A Virtual Slug Simulator Could Help Researchers Develop Better AI

Cyberslug could make future AI act more natural.
Samantha Cole
3.6.18
OpenAI
OpenAI

Elon Musk Steps Down From Open Source AI Group

Musk is leaving the ethical AI organization he founded only two years ago.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.21.18
Bad AI
Bad AI

Top Researchers Write 100-Page Report Warning About AI Threat to Humanity

26 researchers from 14 organizations compiled a sweeping report on the dangers posed by malicious superhuman artificial intelligence.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.21.18
deepfakes
deepfakes

AI-Moderators Fighting AI-Generated Porn Is the Harbinger of the Fake News Apocalypse

Gfycat is deploying AI to seek and destroy AI-generated porn—a good step, but we're not out of the woods yet.
Samantha Cole
2.16.18