• 16 trapped in a single superposition

    Prototype hints at new directions for AI development.

    Self-learning quantum-enhanced artificial intelligence is one step closer following the invention of a prototype quan...

    AI April 10, 2019
  • Neural networks stop cars spinning out

    Staying at the ‘limit of friction’ is key to marrying speed and safety.

    A neural network structure may provide the control – and thus the safety – people are looking for in driverless cars,...

    AI March 27, 2019
  • Your voice assistant isn’t actually working for

    Humanity must adjust before machines fully take over.

    Of all the fictional virtual assistants we know from pop culture, few stand up to the original and perhaps most famou...

    AI February 27, 2019
  • Algorithm helps AI triumph in Atari

    And that’s news for more than just gaming fans.

    In 2015, Google’s DeepMind AI was tasked with learning to play Atari video games. It was quite successful too, becomi...

    AI January 31, 2019
  • How to avoid AI dystopia

    Policy expert argues that it’s not the programs that are flawed.

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been lauded as the holy grail of human innovation, a potential solution for human pr...

    AI September 13, 2018
  • Your day-to-day reality will soon be augmented

    The difference between material and virtual will be blurred.

    The world’s largest annual consumer technology show — CES 2018 in Las Vegas — ended on Friday and some of the most ex...

    AI January 13, 2018
  • The winters of AI’s discontent

    The history of AI has been neither smooth nor uninterrupted.

    The history of artificial intelligence (AI) has been characterised by a chronic failure to appreciate just how hard m...

    AI December 11, 2017
  • Neurotech may destroy your privacy and rights

    Calls for protection against brain-computer interfaces.

    At the 2016 Code Conference, held last June in Rancho Palos Verdes in California, US, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon M...

    Robotics November 8, 2017
  • Future translation is part human, part machine

    Computer translation may never replace a human translator.

    [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="754"] Credit: Shutterstock[/caption] Imagine a world where everyone can perfe...

    AI July 11, 2017
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