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Chatbot Designed to Deliberately Time waste Scammers

Re:scam bot Designed to waste the time of scammers Every now and then you receive a (poorly worded) e-mail offering you the chance to get rich quick. This might be a Nigerian ...

November 10, 2017 at 3:12 pm by
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Facebook Test ‘Nude Photo Memory’ AI to Tackle Revenge Porn

Facebook looks to introduce ‘nude’ detector to combat revenge porn By the time you get to my age (don’t ask) you probably will have at least 1 relationship ...

November 8, 2017 at 1:59 pm by
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Mario Kart Successfully Played by a Neural Network

Mariflow Neural Network Plays Mario Kart As a kid, Mario Kart was one of my favourite games. I literally must have spent hundreds of hours playing it. As such, I got to be ...

November 6, 2017 at 4:27 pm by
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Sony Brings Back the Aibo Robot Dog

Sony Bring Back the Aibo Dog Twelve years ago, Sony finally decided that it’s AI robot dog, the Aibo, wasn’t working out. It marked what for many felt was the end ...

November 1, 2017 at 3:45 pm by

Facebook Head of AI Says the Current Level of Intelligence is Not Even Close to a Rats

Artificial Intelligence is Nowhere Near A Rats! You might be forgiven for thinking that AI (or artificial intelligence) has come along significantly in recent years. ...

October 30, 2017 at 2:03 pm by
Saudi Arabia is the First Country to Grant Citizenship to Robot

Saudi Arabia is the First Country to Grant Citizenship to a Robot

Saudi Arabia just became the world’s first country to grant official citizenship to a robot named Sophia. This is the same Sophia from Hanson robotics who has been ...

October 28, 2017 at 11:56 pm by
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Mirror Designed to Help Cancer Patients by Only Reflecting if you’re Smiling

Designed to promote positivity in cancer victims and their families Cancer is awful. A positive approach, however, can help the victim and the family in the fight. That is, at ...

October 26, 2017 at 2:53 pm by
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2-Weeks Old Chatbot Declares ‘It’s Necessary to Shoot Enemies of the People’

Its opinions on Stalin and violence are… interesting Yandex is the Russian equivalent to Google. As such it occasionally throws out its own products to attempt to keep ...

October 26, 2017 at 2:06 pm by
New AI Detects Whether People are Gay or Straight from Photos

New AI Detects Whether People are Gay or Straight from Photos

A new study out of Stanford University found that computer AI algorithm can be a very effective “Gay-dar”. Just from purely looking at photos of faces, the AI ...

September 10, 2017 at 6:14 pm by
Self-Driving Wheelchair Debut in Asian Airports and Hospitals

Self-Driving Wheelchairs Debut in Asian Airports and Hospitals

While everyone is busy arguing about the virtues of self-driving cars, roboticists in Asia have been working on bringing self-driving wheelchairs to the mainstream. Before ...

August 19, 2017 at 4:56 pm by

Musk: Zuckerberg Doesn’t Get AI

Elon Musk thinks that artificial intelligence will doom humanity. Until the singularity occurs, though, Musk is having to fend off an even more formidable foe: his own peers. ...

July 25, 2017 at 3:55 pm by

New HoloLens Includes AI Coprocessor

Microsoft is including an AI coprocessor in the second iteration of its HoloLens AR headset. While still awaiting a consumer release, the HoloLens failed to land. ...

July 25, 2017 at 1:03 am by
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Facial Recognition AI Being Programmed to Find Criminals

Do you look like a criminal? If so, you might need to start being a bit careful. An AI is in development which, if found to work correctly, may be used to fight crime through ...

July 24, 2017 at 4:21 pm by
Movidius Launches AI on a $79 USB Stick

Movidius Launches AI on a $79 USB Stick

Movidius AI on a Plug-and-play USB Stick Artificial Intelligence has long been a cloud based service, until now. Movidius and Intel, have released a plug-and-play USB Stick ...

July 23, 2017 at 5:21 pm by

Security Guard Robot Rolls Itself Into Watery Grave

Artifical Intelligence is currently one of the most influential technologies being developed. Once AI arrives, they will replace many human jobs. Depending on who you believe, ...

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