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Study: AI takes aim at high-paying jobs

When experts talk about the disruptive effects of artificial intelligence, they tend to focus on low-paid laborers — but a newly published study suggests higher-paid, more highly educated workers will be increasingly exposed to job challenges. The study puts Seattle toward … Continue reading

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PNNL plays role in new AI research center

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is joining forces with two other research powerhouses to pioneer a new $5.5 million research center created by the U.S. Department of Energy to focus on the biggest challenges in artificial intelligence. The Center for Artificial Intelligence-Focused Architectures and Algorithms, … Continue reading

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SonoSite and AI2 add AI to ultrasound imaging

A new collaboration between Fujifilm SonoSite and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence aims to use AI to generate better interpretations of ultrasound images, opening the way for new applications and enhanced accuracy. The collaboration demonstrates how Pacific Northwest connections can pay off: Fujifilm … Continue reading

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Xnor teases AI gizmo that’ll keep groceries in stock

Artificial intelligence is coming to a grocery store shelf near you. Xnor.ai, a spin-out from Seattle’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, has been working with partners on low-cost, low-power AI monitoring devices, including a camera with the ability to detect when a … Continue reading

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How Microsoft helped make the first AI whisky

Computer scientists have tried using artificial intelligence to write poetry and compose music, with mixed results. But have they tried using it to make whisky? We now know that they have, although drinkers in the U.S. will have to wait to judge how … Continue reading

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AI system finally passes 8th-grade science test

Five years after the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen challenged researchers to come up with an artificial intelligence program smart enough to pass an eighth-grade science test, that feat has been declared accomplished — by the hometown team. The Allen Institute for … Continue reading

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Billionaires Jack Ma and Elon Musk debate AI

n the debate over artificial intelligence, whose side is Elon Musk on? Musk, who’s in charge of SpaceX, Tesla and the Neuralink brain interface venture, sized up the odds with AliBaba founder Jack Ma today during a widely watched one-on-one … Continue reading

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