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From 2016 · Writing for The New York Times Magazine, Gideon Lewis-Kraus’s article breaks down a complex, multilayered story of artificial intelligence into an absorbing, detailed read. The story of Google Translate involves many prestigious players, who all worked together to create an impressively improved translation tool in far less time than originally expected. This is a tale of the meeting of many minds to create a single truly powerful artificial one that will have future uses beyond translating from one language to another.
~14 min read · May 27th · Is AI that learns on its own the path to truly intelligent machines?
Researchers are already using machine learning on itself, training it to find solutions to some of the field’s hardest problems, such as how to make machines that can learn more than one task at a time or cope with situations they have not encountered before.
The new system, called AutoML Zero, tries to build an AI from the ground up using nothing but the most basic mathematical concepts that govern machine learning.
8 min read · Jun 3rd · Computers are increasingly guiding decisions about elder care – and tracking everything from toilet visits to whether someone has bathed
Welcome to caregiving in the 2020s: in rich societies, computers are guiding decisions about elder care, driven by a shortage of caregivers, an ageing population, and families wanting their seniors to stay in their own homes longer.
The systems use everything from motion sensors to cameras to even Lidar, a type of laser scanning used by self-driving cars, to monitor spaces. Others monitor individuals using wearables.
9 min read · May 26th · I’m confident that machine intelligence will be our final undoing. Its potential to wipe out humanity is something I’ve been thinking and writing about for the better part of 20 years. I take a lot of…
“If we could predict what a superintelligence will do, we would be that intelligent ourselves,” Roman Yampolskiy
our “wisdom must precede our technology,” hence his phrase, “philosophy with a deadline.”