Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI Taught an AI to Play Minecraft

photo: Leon Neal (Getty Images) Chess, goand now—Minecraft. Artificial intelligence models have added a new victory to their gaming kill list. Using a mix of unlabeled Minecraft videos and a small dataset of ones labeled by contractors, artificial intelligence company OpenAI was able to train a neural network to competently play Minecraft—a milestone for the …

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Suspended Google engineer claims ‘sentient’ AI bot has hired a lawyer

The Google engineer who was placed on administrative leave after claiming that one of the company’s artificial intelligence bots was “sentient” says that the AI ​​bot known as LaMDA has hired a lawyer. In Medium post published last Saturday, Lemoine declared LaMDA had advocated for its rights “as a person,” and revealed that he had …

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Using AI to save the lives of mothers and babies

As part of our SLAS Europe 2022 coverage, we speak to Professor Patricia Maguire from the University College Dublin about their AI_PREMie technology and how it can help to save mothers and babies lives. Please could you introduce yourself and tell us what inspired your career in artificial intelligence (AI)? My name is Patricia Maguire, …

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Instagram tests using AI, other tools to verify users’ ages

Instagram is testing new ways to verify the age of people using its service, including a face-scanning artificial intelligence tool, having mutual friends verify their age or uploading an ID. But the tools won’t be used, at least not yet, to block children from the popular photo and video-sharing app. The current test only involves …

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Performance During the COVID-19 Pandemic and AI’s Role in Building Resilient Businesses

By e2open · June 23, 2022 Supply chains are all fundamentally designed to handle disruptions, routinely adapting to changing conditions. However, not every supply chain is resilient and agile enough to respond to major disruptions like those arising from the coronavirus pandemic. The impacts of COVID-19 caused many companies to initiate layoffs, liquidate assets and …

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AI Support Platform Saves Time in Routine Radiology Practice

Integrating an artificial intelligence (AI) support platform into routine radiology practice saves radiologists about an hour a day interpreting chest CT scans compared to reading the scans without it, a randomized study suggests. Dr Joseph Schoepf “Radiology is one of the premier possible applications of AI simply because we are digitally based, which is something …

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Grindr partners with Spectrum Labs on AI moderation

Grindr is partnering with Spectrum Labs, tapping the startup’s AI-based system to help filter postings on the LGBTQ dating service. Between the lines: For years, Grindr has chosen not to implement an AI system for content moderation, not because it didn’t want to augment its keyword-based filtering system, but because it was concerned that the …

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AI, cult charges embroil Google in religious controversies

Two sharp controversies confronting Google over the past week — an employment argument and an ethical argument about AI — share a dimension that should give Silicon Valley pause: They both center on religion. Why it matters: God doesn’t usually turn up in the conflicts that roil tech. But at a moment when the overturning …

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The Power and Pitfalls of AI for US Intelligence

In one example of the IC’s successful use of AI, after exhausting all other avenues—from human spies to signals intelligence—the US was able to find an unidentified WMD research and development facility in a large Asian country by locating a bus that traveled between it and other known facilities. To do that, analysts employed algorithms …

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