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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."
Cozmo AI Robot Brings Wall-E to Life
By Steve Crowe · 27 June, 2016 • The new Cozmo robot toy from Anki uses an emotion engine and artificial intelligence to come to life, play games, and evolve over time.
Google’s Top 5 AI Safety Concerns
By Steve Crowe · 24 June, 2016 • Google outlines outlines its top five safety concerns as artificial intelligence is applied in more general circumstances.
TV Shows Help Build Algorithm That Predicts Human Interactions
By Adam Conner-Simons & Rachel Gordon | CSAIL · 21 June, 2016 • MIT's CSAIL have used TV shows such as "The Office" to train a deep-learning based vision algorithm to more accurately predict human interactions. The researchers say this could help build smarter robots.
How AI is Making Self-Driving Cars Smarter
By Peter Els · 14 June, 2016 • The stage is set for artificial intelligence to dominate our roads. Here's how artificial intelligence is improving self-driving cars.
MIT’s AI Passes Turing Test for Sound
By RT Staff · 13 June, 2016 • A deep-learning algorithm from MIT CSAIL passed the Turing Test for sound, leading researchers to believe this could improve robots’ abilities to interact with their surroundings.
Top 5 AI Gaming Machines of All-Time
By Jeremy S. Cook · 10 June, 2016 • These five AI gaming machines have either conquered humans or are well on their way.
MIT AI² Predicts 85% of Cyber Attacks
By MIT News · 19 April, 2016 • AI², an artificial intelligence platform developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and PatternEx, predicts 85 percent of cyber-attacks using input from human experts.
Facebook AI Describes Photos to Blind Users
By Steve Crowe · 5 April, 2016 • Facebook's automatic alternative text uses artificial intelligence to generate verbal descriptions of images for blind users.
Rise of AI Gaming Machines: Are Humans a Beaten Race?
By Tom Danes · 30 March, 2016 • While artificial intelligence might have the edge in chess and Go, it might never hold the edge in blackjack and poker.
Microsoft’s Tay AI Bot Shut Down After Racist Tweets
By Steve Crowe · 24 March, 2016 • Microsoft's Tay.ai Twitterbot, which was designed to understand conversational language among young people online, was shut down after 16 hours for offensive tweets. Microsoft's Tay.ai Twitterbot learned from its interactions with online users, and one of the first things it learned was how to be racist.
DeepDrumpf Twitterbot Uses AI to Imitate Donald Trump
By Steve Crowe · 4 March, 2016 • MIT built the Drumpf Twitterbot using artificial intelligence to learn Donald Trumps speech patterns before publishing ‘remarkably Trump-like statements.’ The bot’s creator was inspired by a report that found Donald Trump speaks at a fourth-grade level

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