Monday, January 21, 2019

Yoshua Bengio A Father of AI, is Concerned for Its Future

Yoshua Bengio is a grandmaster of modern artificial intelligence. Alongside Geoff Hinton and Yan LeCun, Bengio is famous for championing a technique known as deep learning that in recent years...

Washington Needs to Adopt AI Soon; Millions of Dollars at Stake

By U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas Since I recently held a series of congressional hearings on artificial intelligence (AI), I’ve been asking constituents, friends, and...

Amazon, Microsoft Sound Off on Google’s Decision Not to Compete for Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud...

Google’s decision not to bid for the Pentagon’s $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract drew criticism from the chief executives of two...

DARPA to Grant $2B to AI Projects Over Next Five Years

DARPA stands for “Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency,” but while defense is good and all, what DARPA is really into is that P, for...

Ethics Forum at Harvard Points to Urgency of AI and Ethics Discussion

An elite group of academics, scientists, researchers and standard-setters came together recently at Harvard University to bring new urgency to a discussion of AI...

Beware of Artificial Stupidity

I learned a few things from reading an excerpt from Yuval Noah Harari’s book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, published in the October issue...

State, Federal Government Pursuing AI to Reshape Citizen Experience

Over the last 20 years, the ongoing digital revolution has brought massive changes to the way most of us work and live. Artificial Intelligence...

Here is An Overview of National AI Strategies

By Tim Dutton, AI Policy Researcher, Medium The race to become the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) has officially begun. In the past fifteen...

AI Robot, Immune to Moral Factors, Helping to Make China’s Foreign Policy

Attention, foreign-policy makers. You will soon be working with, or competing against, a new type of robot with the potential to change the game...

VA, IBM Extend Watson For Genomics Partnership

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and IBM Watson Health have announced the extension of a public-private partnership to apply artificial intelligence (AI)...






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