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Copyright, Trademark, and Artificial Intelligence | PATENTLYO

‘Should a work produced by an AI algorithm or process, without the involvement of a natural person contributing expression to…

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IBM Trials A.I. That Can Do Soccer Commentary | FORBES

‘…the system tracks players in real-time and can identify passes, crosses and shots on goal. For pre-selected video highlights, it…

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Algorithmically turbo-charged journalism | RNZ: Mediawatch

‘Virtual newsreaders, stock reports and election results written up by algorithms, and news organisations dishing up articles based on what you’ve…

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AI BRIEFS: December 2019

Art meets artificial intelligence: Austin artists explore new meaning in data | Stephenville Empire-Tribune | DEcember 31, 2019 | by…

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To Free Themselves From Lies, Journalists are Using New Tools and Techniques to Check Facts | EDITOR & PUBLISHER

‘Today, reporters, as well as editors and the production staff, now must work faster than ever but getting the story…

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AI & Journalism: ‘New powers, new responsibilities’ | Charlie Beckett

Runs 33:22 Remarks by Professor Charlie Beckett at the launch of ‘New Powers, New Responsibilities,‘ a global study of AI…

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AI and the future of news | HACKS/HACKERS LDN

Runs 29:41 A panel of news leaders at the launch of the POLIS report on journalism and AI, News Power,…

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Researchers train AI to map a person’s facial movements to any target headshot | VENTURE BEAT

‘What if you could manipulate the facial features of a historical figure, a politician, or a CEO realistically and convincingly…

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South China Morning Post uses AI to track reader loyalty | INMA

‘Identifying potential loyal readers is beneficial not only for maximising marketing budgets, but also creating personalised reader experiences.’ Reader engagement…

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Actually, it’s about Ethics, AI, and Journalism: Reporting on and with Computation and Data | TOW REPORTS

‘…journalists need to continue to develop their technical skills to become better tool makers rather than tool users. It is…

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What should newsrooms do about deepfakes? These three things, for starters | NEIMAN LAB

‘Whether or not opinion columnists’ direst predictions come to fruition, it seems almost inevitable that newsrooms operating in a world…

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The Next Newsroom | EBU 2019

‘The upcoming shift may well spell the end of PSM as we know it. But it could also be the…

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Journalism with AI: ‘New powers, new responsibilities’ | POLIS 2019

‘If we value journalism as a social good, provided by humans for humans, then we have a window of perhaps…

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Artificial Intelligence & Journalism | Medienforum Mittweida 2019

Runs 50:54 A conference presentation about the deepfake dilemma by the head of innovation projects at Deutsche Welle, the German…

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How artificial intelligence is redefining the role of manager | WEF

‘Surprisingly, last year, we discovered that the majority of workers would trust orders from a robot. This year, almost two-thirds…

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Researchers identify seven types of fake news, aiding better detection | PHYS ORG

‘False news tends to be less grammatical and less factual, with greater reliance on emotionally charged claims, misleading headlines and…

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The USPTO wants to know if artificial intelligence can own the content it creates | THE VERGE

‘It outlines thirteen specific questions, ranging from what happens if an AI creates a copyright-infringing work to if it’s legal…

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GPT-2 text generator released at full strength

AI text generator GPT-2 is now fully available. The complete code and associated data was released by OpenAI, the California…

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AI Coverage Best Practices, According to AI Researchers | SKYNET TODAY

‘…we are both invested and sensitive to how AI is portrayed in the media. In this article, we suggest a…

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AI-powered journalism: A time-saver or an accident waiting to happen? | JOURNALISM.CO.UK

‘automated journalism is only as reliable as the information that has been plugged into it to during its development and…

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Why it’s about time we talk seriously about AI and journalism | HACKS/HACKERS LONDON

‘One of the biggest issues around AI for journalism is that the news industry is much smaller with fewer resources…

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Artificial Intelligence Artwork Wins Graduate Art Prize For Camberwell Graduate | ART & COLLECTIONS

‘The Graduate Art Prize…is open to all final year students on BA and MA degree courses at British art colleges…

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AI BRIEFS: November 2019

AI Stats News: Chatbots Increase Sales By 67% But 87% Of Consumers Prefer Humans | FORBES | November 25, 2019…

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Evolution from keyword searches to AI-enabled conversations | WEB SUMMIT 2019

Runs 17:15 Talk by Alexa Head Scientist Rohit Prasad about next steps in voice interface using Amazon’s Alexa. He describes…

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David Weinberger: Perspective on Knowledge – Journalism’s new landscape | KM WORLD

‘news media organizations seem unlikely to survive if they continue to operate under assumptions that they have inherited from our…

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AI becomes grandmaster in ‘fiendishly complex’ StarCraft II | THE GUARDIAN

‘Top players need adaptable short and long-term strategies to grow and defend their bases while laying waste to the opposition….

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The hidden costs of AI | AXIOS

‘Research often guns for incremental advances, juicing an extra percentage point of accuracy out of a previously proposed model.’ Using…

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Google Claims a Quantum Breakthrough That Could Change Computing | NEW YORK TIMES

‘It relies on the mind-bending ways some objects act at the subatomic level or when exposed to extreme cold, like…

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AP to grow Major League Soccer coverage with automated stories | AP

‘The automation technology enables the previews to be produced directly from data without the intervention of editors. AP reporters add…

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Using the power of machines to complete impossible reporting tasks | ICIJ

‘As datasets become bigger and more complex, machine learning models that help reporters sort and analyze data are becoming not…

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