Artificial Intelligence

Latest in Artificial Intelligence
New $27M Initiative Focuses on AI Ethics & Governance
By MIT News · 11 January, 2017 • The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund’s mission is to catalyze global research that advances AI for the public interest, with an emphasis on applied research and education.
LG Bets Big on Robots at CES
By Steve Crowe · 4 January, 2017 • LG made it clear at CES 2017 that it's all in on robotics. The company introduced the Hub Robot, two robots for airports, a robot lawnmower and more.
AI: NYC Can Operate Smoothly with 75% Fewer Taxis
By Steve Crowe · 2 January, 2017 • New York City has nearly 14,000 taxi medallion licenses, but MIT CSAIL researchers say 3,000 four-person taxis could serve 98 percent of demand in NYC.
IBM Watson Previews AI-Powered Medical Image Analysis
By RT Staff · 29 November, 2016 • IBM Watson Health has created AI-powered medical image analysis solutions designed to help healthcare providers pursue personalized approaches to patient diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring.
Watch: MIT AI Animates Still Photos
By RT Staff · 28 November, 2016 • Given a still image, an MIT CSAIL deep-learning system generates videos that predict what will happen next in a scene. The team used a deep-learning method called "adversarial learning" that involves training two competing neural networks. One network generates video, and the other discriminates between the real and generated videos.
UPS Chatbot Uses AI to Help Customers
By RT Staff · 24 November, 2016 • UPS has launched a beta version of a chatbot, an AI-enabled platform that mimics human conversation to help users find UPS locations, get shipping rates and track packages.
AI Fails University of Tokyo Admission Test for Second Time
By RT Staff · 16 November, 2016 • The National Institute of Informatics has given up on making its Todai Robot AI smart enough to get into the University of Tokyo.
This AI Gets Smarter by Surfing the Internet
By RT Staff · 15 November, 2016 • "Information extraction" system helps turn plain text into data for statistical analysis.
NVIDIA’s CANDLE AI to Help Fight Cancer
By Steve Crowe · 15 November, 2016 • NVIDIA has partnered with the National Cancer Institute and the US Department of Energy (DOE) to develop the CANDLE (Cancer Distributed Learning Environment) AI-based "common discovery platform" to help fight cancer, which is now the leading cause of death worldwide.
Donald Trump Wins Presidential Election, AI Predicts
By Steve Crowe · 28 October, 2016 • MogIA analyzes 20 million data points from public forums such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, basing its predictions on the level of engagement a candidate generates.
Nightmare Machine Uses AI to Create Scary Photos
By RT Staff · 27 October, 2016 • MIT's Nightmare Machine uses artificial intelligence to turn everyday images into horrifying photos. The Nightmare Machine relies on user feedback to perfect its deep learning algorithms to make each image a little more scary.
DeepDrumpf Twitterbot ‘Running for President’
By RT Staff · 17 October, 2016 • MIT's DeepDrumpf Twitterbot announced its presidential campaign on Monday. And all of the money it raises will go to "Girls Who Code," a non-profit organization focused on closing the gender gap in the tech industry by teaching girls STEM skills.
AI Helps Sports Fans Find Shortest Concession Lines
By RT Staff · 11 October, 2016 • WaitTime uses cameras and artificial intelligence to steer Indiana Pacers fans to the shortest concession stand lines. WaitTime's system takes pictures of the arena's concession lines 10 times per second to calculate queuing times, order completion times and the number of people who got out of line because they didn't want to wait any longer.
Watch: 60 Minutes Report on AI
By Steve Crowe · 10 October, 2016 • 60 Minutes reports on the advancement of artificial intelligence, how it's changing the world, and how its made more progress in the past five years than in the previous 50.
Google: ‘Stop Freaking Out’ About AI
By Steve Crowe · 29 June, 2016 • Eric Schmidt writes that artificial intelligence "has the potential not only to free us from the negative, but to enhance what’s most positive about us as human beings."

Editors’ Picks

Robotics Startups: Pitch to Investors at RoboBusiness
RoboBusiness Pitchfire offers robotics startups two minutes to pitch their business to...

How Microsoft’s AI Mastered Ms. Pac-Man
A Microsoft AI system has set the all-time high score for the...

Cozmo Robot Now Teaches Kids to Code
The new Cozmo Code Lab uses drag-and-drop programming to teach kids how...

Why Softbank Bought Boston Dynamics
Softbank, already investing billions into AI and robotics, adds to its impressive...