US could be eclipsed by Chinese on AI
Published in AI
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 12:01

US could be eclipsed by Chinese on AI


Google former boss warns

The US is falling behind China in the race to understand AI according to a government commissioned panel led by Google’s former CEO Eric Schmidt.

AI to create a "robolution". Ugh
Published in AI
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 11:35

AI to create a "robolution". Ugh


Opinion: If you want a robolution, coin another neologism


Talking about AI and “robolution”, yeah really, a French MP delivered a speech at Huawei's Paris gig today which will compel your or repel you, according to your inclination and degree of latitude

AI will change all jobs
Published in AI
Thursday, 31 October 2019 13:29

AI will change all jobs


The world will need creativity instead, says Big Blue

AI is likely to change how every job is performed, eliminating work related to repetitive tasks but increasing the need for creative thinkers, according to a new study.

AI will change the world
Published in AI
Monday, 28 October 2019 10:13

AI will change the world


Gartner's top ten trends

Trendsetting beancounters at Gartner group have announced 10 "strategic technology trends that will drive significant disruption and opportunity over the next five to 10 years".

AI starts to deny black patients proper health care
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In the US even the robots are racist

Black patients were less likely than white patients to get extra medical help, despite being sicker, when an algorithm used by a large hospital chose who got additional attention.

AI touted as cure for faulty justice
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Wednesday, 23 October 2019 08:55

AI touted as cure for faulty justice


Robot judges could remove bias

AI is being looked at as a way of removing human bias from court cases, according to Forbes.

LG launched phone powered by Gyrfalcon AI chip
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Updated: One big customer with LG Q70

Gyrfalcon Technology Inc. (GTI) is one of the hot names in AI startups, and the company managed to score a big customer for its AI chip.

AI can't check for fake news
Published in AI
Friday, 18 October 2019 09:35

AI can't check for fake news

 

You need humans to tell a flat earth, anti-vax, 5G conspiracy theory from the real thing

Hopes that we might be able to use machine learning to distinguish the sheep from the goats in the news have been dashed by two papers released by MIT boffins.

AI-powered Google Clips scrapped
Published in AI
Friday, 18 October 2019 09:01

AI-powered Google Clips scrapped


It turns out people didn
't want to record things in that much detail

Google is discontinuing its AI-powered Google Clips, a small camera designed to use technology to capture and preserve life's most memorable moments automatically.

US banks will automate 200,000 jobs
Published in AI
Monday, 07 October 2019 10:02

US banks will automate 200,000 jobs


Most significant transfer from labour to capital 

Over the next decade, US banks will use automation to eliminate 200,000 jobs and create  "the greatest transfer from labour to capital" in the industry's history.