Relax, Google, the Robot Army Isnt Here Yet

Relax, Google, the Robot Army Isnt Here Yet

People can differ on their perceptions of “evil.” People can also change their minds. Still, it's hard to wrap one's head around how Google, famous for its “don't be evil” company motto, dealt with a small Defense Department...
New technology can see your body through walls

New technology can see your body through walls

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has created a system that can see your body through walls, recreating your poses when you walk, sit, or simply stand still. It uses RF waves to sense where you are and then recreates your body as a simple...
Alibabas newest initiative aims to make Hong Kong a global AI hub

Alibabas newest initiative aims to make Hong Kong a global AI hub

Alibaba is teaming up with SenseTime, the world’s highest-valued AI startup, to launch a not-for-profit artificial intelligence lab in Hong Kong in a bid to make the city a global hub for artificial intelligence. Alibaba, which is SenseTime’s largest single investor...
The Customer Service Chatbots Are Getting Smarter

The Customer Service Chatbots Are Getting Smarter

Source: IPsoft Inc. The Verdict For now, virtual customer service agents still need human partners to learn from, says IDC analyst David Schubmehl. Jason Laska, who heads machine learning at Clara Labs, an AI-augmented meeting-scheduling service, says he’s skeptical...
What do AI and blockchain mean for the rule of law?

What do AI and blockchain mean for the rule of law?

Digital services have frequently been in collision — if not out-and-out conflict — with the rule of law. But what happens when technologies such as deep learning software and self-executing code are in the driving seat of legal decisions? How can we be sure next-gen...