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Leading the way into the age of artificial intelligence | FINLAND 2019

THE GOVERNMENT OF FINLAND wants AI to be ‘human-centric’ and ‘trust-generating.’ The aspiration comes in a sweeping government paper on…

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Beijing AI Principles | BEIJING ACADEMY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 2019

‘The development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) concerns the future of the whole society, all humankind, and the environment.’ A combination…

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Samsung uses AI to transform photos into talking head videos | ZDNET

Still images come to life in a AI model developed by Samsung at its Moscow research lab, ZDNET reports. With…

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A poetry-writing AI has just been unveiled. It’s … pretty good. | VOX

VOX tests the latest version of GPT-2, the controversial text-generating algorithm, and now you can too. A Toronto machine language…

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journalismAI.com – ‘a head start on the next disruption’

THIS POST MARKS THE PUBLIC LAUNCH of journalismAI.com. We track advances in artificial intelligence and what they mean for journalism….

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Drowning in Research Reading? AI Could Help | INSIDE HIGHER ED

‘(It) could potentially be used by journalists to help communicate complex research to the public, though the authors say they…

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A new way to build tiny neural networks could create powerful AI on your phone | MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

‘The finding has the potential to unlock new applications—some of which we can’t yet fathom—that could improve our day-to-day lives.’…

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Artificial sincerity, too?

The AI anchors of Xinhua TV by Andrew Cochran May 4, 2019 last updated October, 2019 The idea of an…

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UAE gets first Arabic speaking AI news anchor | KLALEEJ TIMES

Abu Dhabi Media will debut an AI anchor, marking a first in the Arab world and becoming the first technology…

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AI model adds music to its repertoire

An AI technology that generates believable text now produces tunes, too. Both come from OpenAI, a California company dedicated to…

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Brain signals translated into speech using artificial intelligence | NATURE

You could call it ‘speaking your mind’ — your words detected from your brainwaves, then decoded with an AI system…

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First AI-generated textbook published by Springer

A publication about lithium-ion batteries is the first textbook authored by a computer. The 247-page title sets a new milestone…

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The next disruption

A QUESTION COMES TO MIND, we say it out loud, an ‘assistant’ answers back. We glance at our mobile, it…

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RADAR signs its first paying subscribers for stories jointly written by journalists and AI | PRESS ASSOCIATION

‘The UK news service pioneering the use of artificial intelligence to help journalists scale up the production of local news…

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The out-there AI ideas designed to keep the US ahead of China | MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW reports new details of a $2 billion plan for AI research by DARPA, the U.S. Defense Advanced…

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Patch is using AI to write 3,000 articles a week | AdAge

Local news publisher Patch is automating weather reports, real estate sales, and other data-intensive stories, AdAge reports. Patch operates local…

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Chinese state media’s latest news anchor is a female AI | QUARTZ

‘Xinhua says its robotic “new employees” have taken to their roles with enthusiasm, and since launching in November have published…

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New AI fake text generator may be too dangerous to release, say creators | THE GUARDIAN

OpenAI says it’s withholding some of the science behind its text-generating AI model GPT-2. THE GUARDIAN reports the company is…

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A new autoscribe and a new byline

THE GUARDIAN AUSTRALIA has published its first news story prepared by an automated system. The paper calls the AI-enabled tool…

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GANS: Faces from data

AI SCIENTIST IAN GOODFELLOW QUIETLY posted these five images to Twitter shortly into the new year. His tweet had no…

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How is artificial intelligence used in journalism?

by Andrew Cochran January 1, 2019 updated October 2019 AI systems in newsrooms are doing tasks not jobs. Examples are…

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