How to hack your face to dodge the rise of facial recognition tech
By Elise Thomas | Feb 1, 2019
Use of facial recognition tech is on the rise, but how do you get away from it? 3D-printed face masks, makeup, infrared lights, and complex patterns are being used to dodge its all-seeing eye.
The Promise of Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning
By Yannis Flet-Berliac | Mar 9, 2019
Suppose your friend just baked and shared an excellent cake with you, and you would like to know its recipe.
The Bizarre and Terrifying Case of the "Deepfake" Video that Helped Bring an African Nation to the Brink
By Ali Breland | Mar 15, 2019
A controversial appearance by the president of Gabon portends a future where you can't believe your eyes.
Google's Stadia uses Style Transfer ML to manipulate video game environments
By Kyle Wiggers | Mar 19, 2019
At a press conference today during the 2019 Game Developers Conference, Google took the wraps off of Stadia, its cloud-powered gaming service, and demoed a particularly eye-catching feature: Style Transfer ML.
How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Science
By Dan Falk | Mar 11, 2019
No human, or team of humans, could possibly keep up with the avalanche of information produced by many of today's physics and astronomy experiments. Some of them record terabytes of data every day - and the torrent is only increasing.
DeepMind and Google: the battle to control artificial intelligence
By Hal Hodson | April/May, 2019
One afternoon in August 2010, in a conference hall perched on the edge of San Francisco Bay, a 34-year-old Londoner called Demis Hassabis took to the stage.
Video Games of the Future Will Build Themselves
By Nick Statt | Mar 6, 2019
The advances of modern AI research could bring unprecedented benefits to game development.
Inside the Wild World of Sneaker-Buying Bots
By Ashwin Rodrigues | Aug 14, 2017
Sneakerheads are increasingly relying on automated software to buy limited-release shoes as soon as they go on sale.
Machine Learning Can Use Tweets To Detect Critical Security Flaws
By Andy Greenberg | Mar 7, 2019
At the endless booths of this week's RSA security trade show in San Francisco, an overflowing industry of vendors will offer any visitor an ad nauseam array of "threat intelligence" and "vulnerability management" systems.
The Pentagon Needs to Woo AI Experts Away From Big Tech
By Amy Webb | Feb 16, 2019
This week, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on artificial intelligence and the Pentagon declassified part of its AI strategy.