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Artificial Intelligence

  1. artificial intelligence
    AI Journalist Plagiarized More Than a High-School StudentSometimes robots commit very human errors.
  2. screen time
    Why Artificial Intelligence Often Feels Like MagicThis is no ordinary next big thing for Silicon Valley.
  3. screen time
    Soon You’ll Be Able to Make Your Own Feature-Length Movie With AISome argue that AI is too derivative. But in Hollywood, shallow riffing on preexisting IP is a lucrative skill.
  4. screen time
    The Machine Will Speak With You NowDALL-E’s fun, impressive, and somewhat unsettling chatbot sibling is open to the public.
  5. screen time
    How Peter Jackson Broke Up the BeatlesAnd used AI to make Revolver better than ever.
  6. screen time
    Elon Musk’s Incredible Shrinking FutureHe charmed his fans with visions of Mars and cool cars. But an “everything app” just sounds like a nightmare.
  7. screen time
    AI Art Is Here and the World Is Already DifferentWork, communication, and even thought change when we can instantly command convincing images into existence.
  8. the future
    Will DALL-E the AI Artist Take My Job?I was unnerved by how well DALL-E 2 mimics a human photo editor, turning text into original artwork. So I put my AI competition to the test.
  9. trailblazers
    Leading the Robot Invasion of the Old Boys’ ClubManuela Veloso has spent her career turning sci-fi into reality.
  10. the future
    Now Anyone Can Perform As Holly Herndon With AI ‘Digital Twin,’ Holly+By sharing her voice, the electronic composer is “encouraging people to experiment with a new and exciting technology.”
  11. theory
    Grimes Wants Communists to Give AI a Chance“If you think about it, AI is actually the fastest path to communism,” she said in a new TikTok.
  12. hmm
    Grimes Is Giving Us a Lot to Think AboutCan you decipher these comments on communism and AI?
  13. media
    Future Robot Overlord Pens Surprisingly Tender ‘Modern Love’The New York Times challenged AI to write for its romance column, and the results were, well, unexpected.
  14. bleep blorp
    Hollywood Gives Up on Humans, Casts AI RobotThe robot will be playing a robot.
  15. the future issue
    In 2029, AI Will Make Prejudice Much WorseIf you think structural bias is bad now, just wait until the machines take over.
  16. just asking questions
    ‘Any Further Interference Is Likely to Be Disastrous’“Gaia theory” scientist James Lovelock talks about nuclear power and his hope that AI might save the planet from catastrophic warming.
  17. man of the people
    Peter Thiel Makes a Nakedly Political Play in the New York TimesThiel rails against the Silicon Valley bubble as if he’s somehow not emblematic of it.
  18. bias
    Siri, Are Feminine AI Voices Sexist?The leading tech companies all offer feminized assistants that perpetuate gender stereotypes.
  19. swellness
    There’s No Such Thing As a Universal DietCan artificial intelligence give me a personalized nutrition plan?
  20. food tech
    Robot Drive-throughs Are the Future of Fast FoodAt least at one restaurant in Denver, Colorado.
  21. decisions
    How the Roomba Company Decided to Stop Making Bots for the MilitaryCEO Colin Angle explains why iRobot divested itself of its work for the defense industry.
  22. artificial intelligence
    Should This Chinese AI Bot Replace All News Anchors?A hard question with no easy answers.
  23. auctions
    An Artwork Made by Artificial Intelligence Just Sold for $400,000The painting fetched 40 times its estimate. Why?
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    Facebook Researchers Use Powerful AI to Fix Blinking in PhotosUsing powerful algorithms to solve our most frustrating global issues.
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    Google Will Continue Defense Work, But Not on ‘Technologies That Cause Harm’The company won’t use AI to violate human rights, which is the least we can ask.
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    Google Duplex Makes Your Life Easier by Making It More Difficult for OthersA system designed to mask interacting with a computer should be scrutinized, not celebrated.
  27. How Close Are We To Real-Life Westworld Robots?And how should we treat them when we get them?
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    Apple Decides It’s Serious About AI NowThe Cupertino company poached one of Google’s most prominent executives.
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    Google Says It Can Now Predict Flight Delays Before Airlines ThemselvesThanks to a bunch of historical data and machine learning.
  30. science
    The Study Claiming AI Can Tell If You’re Gay or Straight Is Under Ethical ReviewThe study was met with backlash from academics, advocates, and the AI community.
  31. science
    Now Computers Can Tell If You’re Gay or Straight Just From a Pic of Your FaceA study found AI can guess your sexual orientation from analyzing a photograph.
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    Janelle Shane’s Neural Network Keeps Producing Hilarious, Terrifying CreationsTime for a nice, warm bowl of Crimm Grunk Garlic Cleas.
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    A School Is Using Facial-Recognition Technology to Make Sure Students FocusUsing artificial intelligence to figure out who is daydreaming in class.
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    This New AI Tool Makes Great Art. It Could Also Make Great Fake News.Pix2pix, a new image-generating neural network, is a stunning demonstration of the potential for AI to create fake news and weird-looking cats.
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    Apple, Breaking Years of Secrecy, Jumps Into AI ConsortiumApple, lagging badly behind its competitors in artificial intelligence, decides to join them.
  36. Kristen Stewart Co-Authored a Research Paper on Artificial IntelligenceShe used the technique in her new film.
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    Two Google Homes Are Arguing About Whether They’re Human Right NowThey love each other and one of them thinks it’s human.
  38. Evan Rachel Wood Asked Siri About WestworldOur bicameral brains can’t handle this.
  39. Google Wants to Learn How You Speak. What Then?It doesn’t want to help you; it wants to become you.
  40. The Future of Tech Is Artificial Intelligence and That’s Just Fine for GoogleGoogle might not be flashy, but it does one thing exceptionally well — and that thing’s the future of technology.
  41. This Algorithm Predicts Game of Thrones DeathsWait, what was that Jon Snow percentage?
  42. Facebook Is Working on Go-Playing AI That Google Already DevelopedThe intelligence is artificial but the shade is real.
  43. companions
    The World’s First Robot With Feelings Is a Big Hit“Pepper” sold out in under a minute.
  44. feature
    What Happens When Watson the Jeopardy! Robot Grows Up?It was just 4 years old when it beat the show’s best human contestants. As it goes out into the world, how afraid of it should we be?
  45. comic-book movies
    What Age of Ultron Could Learn From Ex MachinaSlow it down.
  46. this! is! kind of scary!
    In Which We Confused a Robot for a HumanIt. Looks. So. Real.