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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
springer
springer

AI Researchers Are Boycotting Nature’s New Machine Intelligence Journal

Researchers from Google, Facebook, IBM, MIT and Harvard have pledged not to contribute to a new journal about machine learning, citing its lack of open access.
Jon Christian
5.2.18
early warning systems
early warning systems

Nukes in the Age of AI

A new report from the RAND Corporation explains how artificial intelligence might affect the risk of nuclear war.
Matthew Gault
4.25.18
FREE MONEY
FREE MONEY

How to Mine Bitcoin for Free With Google BigQuery

You won’t get rich, but it’s a pretty neat mining hack.
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
AI
AI

Watch a Computer Learn to Play ‘Doom’ Inside a Dream

Researchers got deep learning models to train inside their own hallucinated ideas of the world.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.18
digital privacy
digital privacy

Not Even AI Can Make Total Sense of a Privacy Policy

Using artificial intelligence, researchers have created a tool that crawls privacy policies on popular websites like Facebook, Reddit, and Twitter. But the software’s findings are not as detailed as those done by humans.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.20.18
exoplanets
exoplanets

Google's Open Source AI Lets Anyone Hunt for Alien Planets At Home

Hunt for exoplanets with Kepler data and Google’s open source machine learning algorithm.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.12.18
fake news
fake news

A Data Scientist Was Sick of Seeing Spam on His Facebook so He Built a Fake News Detector

It's still a work-in-progress but shows the possibilities for machine learning in the age of fake news.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.27.18
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

Reddit Just Shut Down the Deepfakes Subreddit

Reddit finally does something about AI-generated fake porn videos.
Samantha Cole
2.7.18
deepfakes
deepfakes

Targets of Fake Porn Are at the Mercy of Big Platforms

With little legal recourse and no technological solution in sight, people who end up in deepfakes can only turn to platforms like Reddit for help, and Reddit isn't responding.
Samantha Cole
2.5.18