Tuesday, November 28
This is software to save lives. Facebook’s new “proactive detection” artificial intelligence technology will scan all posts for patterns of suicidal thoughts, and when necessary send mental health resources to the user at risk or their friends, or contact local first-responders.
Tuesday, July 25
The war between AI and humanity may be a long a way off, but the war between tech billionaire and tech billionaire is only just beginning. Today on Twitter, Elon Musk dismissed Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of the threat posed by artificial intelligence as “limited,” after the Facebook founder disparaged comments Musk made on the subject earlier this month.
Tuesday, May 23
A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm's AI ambitions as it looks to woo Beijing to gain re-entry into the country.
Tuesday, April 25
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Chairman Jack Ma said society should prepare for decades of pain as the internet disrupts the economy.
Tuesday, March 28
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is backing a brain-computer interface venture called Neuralink, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Monday, November 07
Google's DeepMind is teaming up with the makers of the StarCraft video game to train its artificial intelligence systems.
Tuesday, October 18
Samsung has agreed to acquire Viv, an AI and assistant system co-founded by Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer and Chris Brigham — who created Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. The three left Apple in the years after the acquisition and founded Viv in 2012.
Wednesday, June 29
The positives outweigh the negatives. So let’s get to work. Artificial intelligence, or AI, is all around us today—and it’s often invisible as we go about our daily lives.
Tuesday, May 10
Siri may be synonymous with the words "digital assistant," but Apple's sassy assistant will soon have a lot more competition — and it's going to come from the same people who first created Siri in 2007.