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A Game Where You Play As An AI With Amnesia

Transfer is a short narrative game by Abyssal Uncreations focusing on artificial intelligence and discovery. Taking the role of an AI after the end of the world, you need to find out what happened and what comes next. It’s moody and intriguing. It’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Actress to embark on North American tour with two AI performers in tow

Actress is taking artificial intelligence on tour with him.The British DJ is using technology in a new way on his North American tour, bringing along two AI performers as support, a move that is somewhat unprecedented for a touring artist. The AI performers will appear alongside “chrome man,” Actress’s keyboard player. Kicking off October 11, […]

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Hackers Have Already Started to Weaponize Artificial Intelligence

Last year, two data scientists from security firm ZeroFOX conducted an experiment to see who was better at getting Twitter users to click on malicious links, humans or an artificial intelligence. The researchers taught an AI to study the behavior of social network users, and then design and implement its own phishing…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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StarCraft Could Be the Next Game AI Destroys Us At

My experience with StarCraft was probably the stupidest possible: I really liked the books. Sure, I played the games, but mostly I played single-player because I was not very good, and enjoyed the story. But for some reason, it was Sarah Kerrigan’s tale told through the novelization that resonated with me the most.Read more… Continue […]

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What Makes an Artificial Intelligence Racist and Sexist

Artificial intelligence is infiltrating our daily lives, with applications that curate your phone pics, manage your email, and translate text from any language into another. Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft are all heavily researching how to integrate AI into their major services. Soon you’ll likely interact…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This App Can Choose Your Best Photos For You

Android: If your phone’s storage is running low, you might want to start deleting some low-quality photos from your phone or backing it up with an app like Google Photos. Luckily the photo app EyeEm announced an update on Wednesday that uses artificial intelligence to pick out your best photos.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Conspiracy Bot Shows That Computers Can Be as Gullible as Humans 

Computers believe in conspiracy theories now. The New Inquiry’s Francis Tseng trained a bot to recognize patterns in photos and draw links between similar pictures, forming the kind of conspiracy-theory diagram seen in the last act of a Homeland episode or the front page of Reddit. It’s a cute trick that reminds us…Read more… Continue […]

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Jeff Bezos and Amazon Could Be Paving The Way For a Dystopian Nightmare

Welcome to the United States of Amazon. Picture a not so far-off future where the online retailer has gobbled up all other businesses, automated all tasks and decisions previously carried out by human workers, and created a government full of AI bots uncorrupted by individual self interest who …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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This is What Happens When You Teach an AI to Name Guinea Pigs

As literally every sci-fi movie has predicted, we’re becoming increasingly reliant on artificial intelligence. AI can already compose music, play Ms. Pac-Man—like a pro, nonetheless—and even manage a hotel. But it’s never been used solely for the purpose of naming small, fluffy guinea pigs—until now.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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This Artificially Intelligent Robot Composes and Performs Its Own Music

Shimon—a four-armed marimba playing robot—has been around for years, but its developers at Georgia Tech have recently taken this futuristic musical machine to the next level. Using deep learning, the robot can now study large datasets from well-known musicians, and then produce and perform its own original…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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This Artificially Intelligent Robot Composes and Performs Its Own Music

Shimon—a four-armed marimba playing robot—has been around for years, but its developers at Georgia Tech have recently taken this futuristic musical machine to the next level. Using deep learning, the robot can now study large datasets from well-known musicians, and then produce and perform its own original…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Microsoft’s AI Just Shattered the Ms. Pac-Man High Score

According to Twin Galaxies, the official high score for the arcade version of Ms. Pac-Man belongs to Abdner Ashman, with 933,580 points. Or at least it did, before an artificial intelligence developed by Microsoft achieved the maximum possible score for the game, 999,990.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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US Considers Chinese Investment in Artificial Intelligence a National Security Threat

The US Department of Defense is struggling to get its arms around all of the new security issues that have come with our current technological explosion. One unexpected consideration on the table is placing stricter limitations on investment capital from China flowing into American companies that are working on…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Here’s What Happened When Computers Tried Naming Metal Bands

Remember when metal band names were good? Names like RATT and Poison and Mötley Crüe elicited the perfect image: slick, sweaty men licking their guitars while wearing tight leather pants and acid washed jeans, wagging their hair-sprayed manes and rocking out harder than any of us so-called millennials could even…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Google’s Coolest Tech Is Getting Harder and Harder to See

Google always uses its annual I/O developer conference as a place to trot out some of its biggest and most exciting product updates. You’d be forgiven for feeling like this year was kind of a dud. There were no new gadgets, no new moonshot projects, and not even cool new swag like Google Cardboard headsets. […]

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The First AI-Generated Paint Names Include ‘Homestar Brown’ and ‘Stanky Bean’

Humans aren’t nearly as creative as we think. Craft brewers, for example, have run out of fun names and are sending each other cease and desist letters for coming up with the same ideas. So, what if we let computers come up with new names for us?Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Robots Have Started Teaching Other Robots New Skills

In an important advance that takes us one step closer to the inevitable robopocalypse, MIT researchers have developed a system that teaches robots how to acquire new skills—and then teach those skills to different types of robots.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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