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Study tracks China’s AI challenge to America

China wants to become the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030 — but a new analysis by Seattle’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, or AI2, suggests that Chinese researchers are on track to take the lead well before that. The analysis is … Continue reading

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Who’ll be the watchdog for AI technology?

Do we need a National Algorithm Safety Board? How about licensing the software developers who work on critical artificial intelligence platforms? Who should take the lead when it comes to regulating AI? Or does AI need regulation at all? The … Continue reading

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WellSaid creates well-spoken robot voices

We’ve got Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant — so do we really need more synthesized voices to do our bidding? Absolutely, say the founders of WellSaid Labs, a startup that’s being spun out from Seattle’s Allen Institute for … Continue reading

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AI2’s CEO says the AI wave is still rising

It may seem as if everyone’s already on the bandwagon for artificial intelligence and machine learning, with players ranging from giants like Amazon and Microsoft to startups like Xnor.ai and Canotic — but the head of Seattle’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, or AI2, says there’s still plenty of … Continue reading

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AI plays on your team in Iconary online game

For decades, the games that put artificial intelligence to the test have been played human vs. machine – whether it’s checkers, chess, Go, poker, StarCraft or “Jeopardy.” Why isn’t there a game where the AI and the human are on the same side? Now there is, and you … Continue reading

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Allen Institute expands into immunology

Billionaire philanthropist Paul Allen died two months ago, but before he passed away, he passed along a $125 million commitment to a new research frontier: the Allen Institute for Immunology. The Allen Institute’s newest division, unveiled today at the institute’s Seattle headquarters, will focus … Continue reading

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AI2 and Microsoft join forces on academic search

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, also known as AI2, is partnering with Microsoft Research to widen the sphere of scientific search tools by connecting AI2’s Semantic Scholar academic search engine with the Microsoft Academic Graph. Semantic Scholar is a free online tool makes use of … Continue reading

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