Artificial Intelligence

Uber patent filing reveals AI project that could deny drunks of a ride

A recently-published patent application from Uber has revealed that the ride-sharing company is planning on using artificial intelligence to identify…

Google staff question involvement in Pentagon’s AI initiative

More than 4,000 employees at Google have signed a letter calling on the tech giant to stop participating in the…

Will AI violate human rights? Humanitarian groups are trying to make sure they don’t

A group of human rights organizations has signed the Toronto Declaration on Machine Learning, an initiative that calls for regulations…

AI is accelerating the improvement of US military’s battlefield robots

Last month, the US and UK military utilized battlefield robots in a breach operation at Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany.…

Pentagon taps AI-based self-driving vehicles to reduce field casualties

Speaking on Capitol Hill, US secretary of defense Michael Griffin recently stated that AI-based self-driving vehicles would likely be used…

US ranks 9th in list of countries ready for an AI-enhanced workforce

A new study published by Switzerland-based ABB Group has determined that the United States is lacking in terms of AI…

Google’s Sergey Brin talks AI safety efforts to prevent ‘sci-fi style sentience’

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has taken a rather similar stance as Tesla CEO Elon Musk on artificial intelligence, emphasizing AI…

UK’s AI industry to get $1.4 billion boost in attempt to catch up to China

The United Kingdom’s AI industry is set to receive a $1.4 billion boost from American tech giants, European telecom companies,…

AI-powered robots answer US farmers’ call amid diminishing labor force

Facing a diminishing workforce, some farmers in the United States are looking to artificial intelligence as a means to adapt…

Artificial Intelligence will be valued in future warfare, says Pentagon official

A senior official from the Pentagon recently stated that artificial intelligence would likely be a valuable asset in the future…

Elon Musk’s Neuralink files permit to build biological research lab

Elon Musk’s neurotechnology startup Neuralink filed for permits to build an in-house machine shop and a biological testing laboratory for…

Google AI chief ‘not worried’ about AI apocalypse despite Musk’s warnings

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made it very clear that he is worried about artificial intelligence development leading to an…

Elon Musk slams Mark Zuckerberg on his rosy AI view

Tesla CEO Elon Musk slammed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter over the safety of AI. https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/889743782387761152 Zuckerberg spoke on…