The machines are getting smarter. They can now recognize us, carry on conversations, and perceive complex details about the world around them. This is just the beginning. Machines aren’t just infiltrating the human world, they’re altering our perception of what people can do.
Category Archives: Humanities
Harvard, MIT Get $27M to Research Artificial Intelligence, Humanities | Observer
“How do we make sure that the machines we ‘train’ don’t perpetuate and amplify the same human biases that plague society?”
Source: Harvard, MIT Get $27M to Research Artificial Intelligence, Humanities | Observer
Google’s AI chief says forget Elon Musk’s killer robots, and worry about bias in AI systems instead
John Giannandrea, who leads AI at Google, is worried about intelligent systems learning human prejudices.
Source: Google’s AI chief says forget Elon Musk’s killer robots, and worry about bias in AI systems instead
Welcome To The Emotion Economy, Where AI Responds To—And Predicts—Your Feelings
Technology is quickly gaining the ability to understand–and anticipate–human emotions. What happens when AI knows what you need before you do?
Source: Welcome To The Emotion Economy, Where AI Responds To—And Predicts—Your Feelings
Betting on Artificial Intelligence to Help Humanity
The USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society is a joint venture between the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
AI, autonomous cars and moral dilemmas
You’re a train conductor speeding along when you suddenly see five people tied up on the tracks in front of you. You don’t have enough time to stop, but..
AI Fuels New Global Arms Race
FOR MANY RUSSIAN students, the academic year started last Friday with tips on planetary domination from President Vladimir Putin. “Artificial intelligence is the future, not only for Russia but for all humankind,” he said, via live video beamed to 16,000 selected schools. “Whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the world.”
Source: For Superpowers, Artificial Intelligence Fuels New Global Arms Race | WIRED
Artificial Intelligence Learns Sexism Just by Studying Photographs