Tag Archives: AI

Share: New EU Law Aim To Hinder AIs Learning About People

According to this Oxford paper, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation law set to take effect in 2018 will outlaw machine learning, hindering AIs’ ability to make decisions about people based on collected information. From Cade Metz’s coverage on Wired.com: With a few paragraphs buried in the measure’s reams of bureaucrat-speak, the GDPR also… Read More »

Share: Imaginary Worlds Podcast: The Robot Uprising

I met Eric Molinsky of the great Imaginary Worlds podcast at a Brooklyn gaming store this week. In his most recent episode about “The Robot Uprising,” his interview guests touch on the “slaves who turn against their masters” idea as carrying particular triggers for Americans due to centuries of legal human chattel slavery and its… Read More »

Share: Moral Responsibility Of AI?

Interesting read on the moral responsibility and liability of our future autonomous machines and AIs… How can you punish a bot though? It probably feels no pain or disappointment, it doesn’t mind being locked up or even switched off and destroyed. There does seem to be a strange gap if we have an entity which… Read More »

Share: Four AI Experts Debate The Singularity

Am I the only one who found the comment at 2:01 about “well, historically humans have killed more people than machines” a bit troubling giving that we’re designing our future machine overlords in our image? Yoshua Bengio, Demis Hassabis (Google DeepMind), Neil Lawrence, Yann LeCun (Facebook), Kevin Murphy, and Jürgen Schmidhuber discuss whether or not… Read More »

Share: U.S. Law Firm Hires AI To Help With Bankruptcy Cases

Ross, the world’s first artificially intelligent attorney (well, paralegal might be better descriptor now), has its first official law firm, Baker & Hostetler. Ross, “the world’s first artificially intelligent attorney” built on IBM’s cognitive computer Watson, was designed to read and understand language, postulate hypotheses when asked questions, research, and then generate responses (along with… Read More »

Share: Facebook AI Reading, Watching More Than Ever

More news on the artificial intelligence “AI backbone” helping engineers at Facebook. From the Tech Insider summary: Filtering the News Feed: There are potentially thousands of stories that could be shown to you in the News Feed at a given moment, and the company uses AI to learn from what you like and show you… Read More »

Share: Science Friction: Robots Will Kill Us All (Video)

Video series by Rusty Ward teams up with FW: Thinking to look at the future of AI and robots. Also see: http://metromemetics.net/share-fw-thinking-robots-will-save-us-all-video/ From the video description: Open Letter by Future of Life Institute http://futureoflife.org/misc/open_letter Scientists Warn of AI’s Dangers -LiveScience http://www.livescience.com/49419-artificial-intelligence-dangers-letter.html History of A.I. -LiveScience http://www.livescience.com/49419-artificial-intelligence-dangers-letter.html Thanks to Dr. Wolfgang Fink for allowing me to… Read More »