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Will we ever agree to just one set of rules on the ethical development of artificial intelligence?

Will we ever agree to just one set of rules on the ethical development of artificial intelligence?

The latest set of policy guidelines is the Recommendation on Artificial Intelligence from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It promotes five principles for the responsible development of trustworthy AI. It also includes five complementary…

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Did an AI really learn human-like number sense?

Did an AI really learn human-like number sense?

Researchers observed this knack for numbers in a computer model composed of virtual brain cells, or neurons, called an artificial neural network. After being trained merely to identify objects in images — a common task…

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Will More Artificial Intelligence Lead to Fewer Foodborne Illnesses at Restaurants?

Will More Artificial Intelligence Lead to Fewer Foodborne Illnesses at Restaurants?

At last week’s ReWork Deep Learning Summit in Boston, Chick-fil-A’s senior principle IT leader of food safety and product quality, Davis Addy, explained how this tech works. For most QSRs, gathering feedback from social media is key…

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Artificial Intelligence, Cyberattacks and Nuclear Weapons: A Dangerous Combination

Artificial Intelligence, Cyberattacks and Nuclear Weapons: A Dangerous Combination

Artificial intelligence (AI) — defined by John McCarthy, one of the doyens of AI, as “the science and engineering of making intelligent machines” — is slowly gaining relevance in the military domain. While commercial use…

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Caution: Only proceed with artificial intelligence

Caution: Only proceed with artificial intelligence

Today, many mining companies utilize AI for preventative maintenance, reducing unplanned machine failures before an employee steps foot onto a worksite. “Machine failures during a manufacturing process or during a heavy industrial mining activity can…

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Robust robots? Artificial intelligence wearables and healthcare devices in the US explained

Robust robots? Artificial intelligence wearables and healthcare devices in the US explained

I walk into Andersen Bakery within Ueno Station in Tokyo, select a few pieces of bread, and hand the delectable treats to the young lady behind the check-out station. Each piece of bread’s outline is…

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News digest – artificial intelligence, e-cigarettes, cancer screening and animal ‘avatars’

News digest – artificial intelligence, e-cigarettes, cancer screening and animal ‘avatars’

Outdated IT systems are wreaking havoc on screening programmes Detecting lung cancer using artificial intelligence A study found computers could detect tiny lung cancers on scans, after researchers in the US teamed up with Google…

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‘Neural Lander’ uses AI to land drones smoothly

‘Neural Lander’ uses AI to land drones smoothly

Landing multi-rotor drones smoothly is difficult. Complex turbulence is created by the airflow from each rotor bouncing off the ground as the ground grows ever closer during a descent. This turbulence is not well understood…

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A.I. Will Boost Productivity, But Needs Human Guidance

A.I. Will Boost Productivity, But Needs Human Guidance

Artificial intelligence is going to boost human productivity in a thousand ways, Artificial intelligence is going to boost human productivity in a thousand ways, transforming everything from transportation to health care to agriculture. Some enthusiastic…

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Neongecko Inc. Launches “Neon AI SDK” – New “Software Development Kit for Artificial Intelligence” Supports AI Conversations in Multiple Languages

Neongecko Inc. Launches “Neon AI SDK” – New “Software Development Kit for Artificial Intelligence” Supports AI Conversations in Multiple Languages

The Neon AI SDK is the first platform that is preconfigured to enable software developers and hardware designers to quickly produce a full range of voice controlled devices, home automation, smart speakers, interactive applications and…

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