Facebook admits that AI can’t stop hate speech
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One in every 2000 posts still contain it

Social notworking site Facebook’s Guy Rosen, who has the unfortunate title of head of integrity, admitted that one in every 2,000 content views on Facebook still contained hate speech from April to June of this year.

Novig leaves Google for Stanford
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He oversaw search serch algorithms and is now going to be a jolly good fellow

Artificial intelligence expert Peter Norvig is leaving Google and  joining the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI this fall as a Distinguished Education Fellow.

AI spots London's National Gallery overpriced fake
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Samson’s haircut

AI has detected that a hugely expensive painting of Samson and Delilah thought to be painted by Peter Paul Rubens, one of the most influential artists of the 17th century is a fake.

Amazon’s Astro robot is a suicidal privacy nut job
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Pricey and flimsy too

Amazon’s pricey Astro robot appears to have issues with privacy and is so depressed that it will ignore the existence of stairs and chuck itself down them.

IBM’s AI steered ship takes to the seas again
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Failed last time

After failing its first attempt to re-create the Mayflower's voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, a crewless ocean vessel, powered by artificial intelligence, has returned to sea.