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Finally, a Machine That Can Finish Your Sentence | NEW YORK TIMES

‘Completing someone else’s thought is not an easy trick for A.I. But new systems are starting to crack the code…

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China reveals world’s first AI anchor | SCMP

Runs :59 Text on video report by the South China Morning Post — the most comprehensive of the summaries prepared…

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Walsh 2.0

AI expert Toby Walsh sees AI impacts in work, war, and from politics to consciousness — 10 major topics in…

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The Public Service Algorithm: Personalization at the CBC | MEDIUM

‘CBC generates almost 500 new pieces of content each day so we need a system that can make real-time predictions…

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Competitive advantage

How does data change strategy when it’s plentiful? AI SUPER-POWERS is about business more than computer science, especially how AI…

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The future of news is humans talking to machines | NEIMAN LAB

‘…voice AI is the biggest technology revolution that the news industry is missing’ BBC digital editor Trushar Barot says voice…

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Alibaba develops AI tool capable of writing 20,000 lines of ad copy per second | MARKETING TECH

Copywriting jobs at Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company, will change from thinking up new lines to choosing the best of…

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Henry Kissinger: How the enlightenment ends | THE ATLANTIC

‘The Enlightenment started with essentially philosophical insights spread by a new technology. Our period is moving in the opposite direction….

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How machines think

Thinking machines are harder to observe than people. And there’s math involved. Enter authors Nick Polson and James Scott, both…

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A DARPA perspective on artificial intelligence | DARPA

Runs 16:01 DARPA Director of Information Innovation John Launchbury gives a even-handed explanation of AI capabilities: what it can do,…

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Baseline

AI professor Toby Walsh is convinced big changes are ahead. Walsh is known as a ‘rock star’ in the Australian digital community…

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Asimov Debate 2018

Runs 122m PANEL moderated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and head of the Hayden Planetarium. PANELISTS: John Giannandrea – Senior Vice…

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Technology, Media & Democracy | MACHINES + MEDIA 2018

Runs 37:57 PANEL moderated by John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg PANELISTS Jessica Rosenworcel, Federal Communications Commission Clay Shirky, New York University…

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Alexa State of the Science | Amazon

Runs 49:39 TALK by Alexa VP and Head Scientist Rohit Prasad, explaining how the voice assistant presents ‘invisible AI’ to…

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GANS: How machines convert data to images

Runs 21:20 Rob Miles is a Ph.D. student in computer science and a YouTuber about AI. In this video he…

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The technological stage

Life 3.0 opens with sentient AIs controlling news and media outlets. Tegmark is a professor of physics at M.I.T., author…

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When Will AI Exceed Human Performance? Evidence from AI Experts | Grace et al

When Katja Grace and co-authors first released this paper in June 2017, it provoked worldwide headlines. Their findings showed AI…

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3 principles for creating safer artificial intelligence | TED

Runs 16m TALK by Stuart Russell, USC professor who, together with co-author Peter Norqvist, wrote the definitive textbook on AI,…

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Walsh on AI threats

‘I don’t worry about smart AI. I worry about stupid AI.’ – Toby Walsh

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Don’t fear intelligent machines. Work with them | TED

Runs 15:20 He has come to believe in having machines help humans achieve their ambitions.

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Building an AI chip saved Google from building a dozen data centers | WIRED

WIRED reports on the Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU, a chip built by Google that radically alters the infrastructure used…

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Shakey the Robot: The First Robot to Embody Artificial Intelligence | SRI

Runs 5:39 The ‘great-grandfather’ of self-driving cars and autonomous drones used to shake as it moved around its lab. This…

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Andrew Ng: Artificial intelligence is the new electricity | STANFORD BUSINESS SCHOOL 2017

Runs 87m TALK by Andrew Ng who, at the time of this lecture, headed a team of more than 1,000…

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IBM Watson creates the first AI-made film trailer – and it’s incredibly creepy | WIRED

‘Although a human editor was still needed to patch the scenes together to tell a coherent story, the AI shortened…

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Bostrum on AGI

‘(We are) more likely to have a long wait and a fast transition.‘ – Nick Bostrum

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How we teach computers to understand pictures | TED

Runs 18:02 TALK by Fei Fei Li, Stanford professor and Co-Director of the Human-Centered AI Institute and the Stanford Vision…

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Could a robot write a novel? | BBC

AI tools are helping writers in more ways, for example correcting or suggesting words, and by themselves are generating longer…

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Get ready for hybrid thinking | TED

Runs 9:48 TALK by Ray Kurzweil, futurist, author, and inventor, with his description of the Law of Accelerating Returns and how…

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AI BRIEFS: 2013-2018

This is a curated list of news stories in computer/data science from 2013 through 2018, displayed by recency, and human-selected…

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Artificial Intelligence as a Positive and Negative Factor in Global Risk | Yudkowsky

‘It is acceptable to fail at AI and at Friendly AI. It is acceptable to succeed at AI and at Friendly AI. What…

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