A New Approach to Understanding How Machines Think
By John Pavlus | Jan 10, 2019
Been Kim, a research scientist at Google Brain, is developing a way to ask a machine learning system how much a specific, high-level concept went into its decision-making process.
A Poker-Playing Robot Goes To Work For The Pentagon
By Tom Simonite | Jan 16, 2019
A computer program developed by Tuomas Sandholm and Noam Brown, center, defeated four professional poker players during a 2017 match.
Give the Robots Good Eye Contact and a Firm Handshake
By Matt Levine | Jan 5, 2019
Machine learning is helping auto lenders make better decisions, which is likely more accurate than using humans who are unpredictable and prone to bias.
The top six trends in artificial intelligence for 2019
By Marie Boran | Jan 9, 2019
It's not all robot delivery dogs, self-driving cars that let you snooze, or digital assistants that can tell you need to talk about your day.
Google's AI Guru Wants Computers to Think More Link Brains
By Tom Simonite | Dec 12, 2018
In the early 1970s, a British grad student named Geoff Hinton began to make simple mathematical models of how neurons in the human brain visually understand the world.
AI predictions for 2019 from Yann LeCun, Hilary Mason, Andrew Ng, and Rumman Chowdhury
By Khari Johnson | Jan 2, 2019
Artificial intelligence is cast all at once as the technology that will save the world and end it.
AGI is nowhere close to being a reality
By Kyle Wiggers | Dec 17, 2018
Forecasting musical taste. Detecting metastatic tumors.... That's just a sampling of artificial intelligent (AI) systems' achievements in 2018, and evidence of how rapidly the field is advancing.
Does AI make strong tech companies stronger?
By Benedict Evans | Dec 20, 2018
Machine learning is probably the most important fundamental trend in technology today. Since the foundation of machine learning is data - lots and lots of data - it's quite common to hear that the concern that companies that already have lots of data will get even stronger.
How Machine Learning and AI Can Predict Gentrification
By Richard Florida | Dec 20, 2018
New research from the Urban Studies journal uses London as a test site to show how machine learning can predict which neighborhoods will gentrify next.
One Giant Step for a Chess-Playing Machine
By Steven Strogatz | Dec 26, 2018
The stunning success of AlphaZero, a deep-learning algorithm, heralds a new age of insight - one that, for humans, may not last long.