Tag Archives: Artificial Intelligence

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 (and a few jokes) will keep crews sane on Mars

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When the first human explorers head for Mars, they’re likely to have a non-human judging their performance and tweaking their interpersonal relationships when necessary. NASA and outside researchers are already working on artificial intelligence agents to monitor … Continue reading

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Xnor shrinks AI to fit on solar-powered chip

It was a big deal two and a half years ago when researchers shrunk down an image-recognition program to fit onto a $5 computer the size of a candy bar — and now it’s an even bigger deal for Xnor.ai to re-engineer … Continue reading

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White House launches American AI Initiative

The White House is moving forward with the American AI Initiative, a set of policies aimed at focusing the full resources of the federal government on the frontiers of artificial intelligence. President Donald Trump is due to sign an executive … 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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