Why people should get paid to let AI do their jobs for them

Why people should get paid to let AI do their jobs for them

The idea of a universal minimum/basic income (UBI) isn’t new or nearly as radical as those both in f...

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Apple snaps up ex-Google AI leader who quit in the wake of Timnit Gebru’s firing

Apple snaps up ex-Google AI leader who quit in the wake of Timnit Gebru’s firing

Apple has hired former Google AI scientist Samy Bengio, who resigned from the Big G following the controv...

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The future of scientific research is quantum

The future of scientific research is quantum

Over the past few years, the capabilities of quantum computers have reached the stage where they can...

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Physicists suggest there’s an ‘anti-universe’ behind ours

Physicists suggest there’s an ‘anti-universe’ behind ours

A team of scientists from University of Waterloo have come up with an exciting new theory that explains...

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Microsoft looks poised to dominate the quantum computing industry

Microsoft looks poised to dominate the quantum computing industry

Microsoft Azure recently announced that its quantum computing research teams had invented “a new kin...

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New Amazon robots could enable ‘safer’ exploitation of warehouse staff

New Amazon robots could enable ‘safer’ exploitation of warehouse staff

Weeks after a study revealed that Amazon warehouse workers are injured at higher rates than staff at...

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Researchers say this combo of old-school invisible ink and AI is ‘uncrackable’

Researchers say this combo of old-school invisible ink and AI is ‘uncrackable’

A team of researchers from the Harbin Institute of Technology in China have developed a system by which...

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The Trevor Project enlists Google’s AI to help combat the LGBTQ suicide crisis

The Trevor Project enlists Google’s AI to help combat the LGBTQ suicide crisis

LGBTQPIA+ youth are five times more likely to attempt suicide.In 1998 The Trevor Project became the...

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Researchers developed ‘explainable’ AI to help diagnose and treat at-risk children

Researchers developed ‘explainable’ AI to help diagnose and treat at-risk children

A pair of researchers from the Oak Ridge Laboratory have developed an “explainable” AI system design...

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How an old smartphone processor will power the first-ever flight on Mars

How an old smartphone processor will power the first-ever flight on Mars

If you’ve got a new Android phone, its processor is probably more advanced than the one that will co...

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How an AI brain with only one neuron could surpass humans

How an AI brain with only one neuron could surpass humans

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers from Technische Universität Berlin recently created a neura...

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Hey, space nerd! Here’s what Mars sounds like

Hey, space nerd! Here’s what Mars sounds like

We’ve long known what Mars looks like, but the Perseverance rover is finally teaching us how it soun...

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Physicists think we’ve detected the dark energy ripping our universe apart

Physicists think we’ve detected the dark energy ripping our universe apart

Did you know Neural is taking the stage this fall ? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will...

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This rad-ass exoskeleton uses AI to walk for you

This rad-ass exoskeleton uses AI to walk for you

Engineers at Canada’s University of Waterloo are developing AI-powered exoskeleton legs that can wal...

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AI discovers that every lion has a unique and trackable roar

AI discovers that every lion has a unique and trackable roar

Scientists from Oxford University have used a machine learning algorithm to discover every lion has...

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Why applied AI requires skills and knowledge beyond data science

Why applied AI requires skills and knowledge beyond data science

Every year, machine learning researchers fascinate us with new discoveries and innovations. There are...

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Black man says racially-biased AI system rejected his passport photo

Black man says racially-biased AI system rejected his passport photo

A Black man says a passport photo he submitted was rejected by the British government because the AI...

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The US says it has a tool that predicts what will piss off China — I have so many questions

The US says it has a tool that predicts what will piss off China — I have so many questions

The US has unveiled an unusual new approach to saber-rattling with China: emotion predictions.According...

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Google announces new AI-powered heart and breathing monitors for Pixel phones

Google announces new AI-powered heart and breathing monitors for Pixel phones

Google announced today that it’s adding AI-powered measurements of heart and respiration rates to th...

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Social media’s ‘queer tax’ is exhausting, unfair, and unavoidable

Social media’s ‘queer tax’ is exhausting, unfair, and unavoidable

A colleague recently sought my advice on covering a queer-related tech topic and I’m not ashamed to...

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