Artificial Intelligence

  1. Artificial Intelligence

    ‘Machines That Think’ predicts the future of artificial intelligence

    In a new book, an artificial intelligence expert explores AI’s past, present and future.

  2. Artificial Intelligence

    Ask AI: How not to kill online conversations

    Tips on not being a conversation-killer, courtesy of an AI that studied over 60,000 Reddit threads.

  3. Astronomy

    AI has found an 8-planet system like ours in Kepler data

    An AI spotted an eighth planet circling a distant star, unseating the solar system as the sole record-holder for most known planets.

  4. Artificial Intelligence

    AI eavesdrops on dolphins and discovers six unknown click types

    An algorithm uncovered the new types of echolocation sounds among millions of underwater recordings from the Gulf of Mexico.

  5. Artificial Intelligence

    New setup for image recognition AI lets a program think on its feet

    Researchers are revamping image recognition programs to better identify familiar objects in new situations.

  6. Tech

    When it comes to self-driving cars, what’s safe enough?

    Even as unmonitored self-driving cars take to the streets, there’s no consensus about how safe is “safe enough” for driverless vehicles.

  7. Artificial Intelligence

    The newest AlphaGo mastered the game with no human input

    AlphaGo Zero is the first AI system of its kind to learn the game just by playing against itself.

  8. Tech

    The rise of respectful robots

    A new roaming robot knows how to keep out from underfoot.

  9. Artificial Intelligence

    Machines are getting schooled on fairness

    Machine-learning programs are introducing biases that may harm job seekers, loan applicants and more.