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How to Make A.I. Human-Friendly - The New York Times

2018-03-08 www.nytimes.com 2,281 ai ArtificialIntelligence BigData fintech insurtech DeepLearning futureofwork AIforGood

Nothing is “artificial” about this technology. It is made by us, for us.
Building A.I. That Can Build A.I. - The New York Times

2017-11-05 www.nytimes.com 1,782 AI machinelearning ArtificialIntelligence IoT neuralnetworks Technews Skynet FutureofAI futureofwork

Google and others, fighting for a small pool of researchers, are looking for automated ways to deal with a shortage of artificial intelligence experts.
Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself? - The New York Times

2017-11-21 www.nytimes.com 1,765 ai ArtificialIntelligence NeuralNetworks XAI

As machine learning becomes more powerful, the field’s researchers increasingly find themselves unable to account for what their algorithms know — or how they know it.
Tech Giants Are Paying Huge Salaries for Scarce A.I. Talent - The New York Times

2017-10-22 www.nytimes.com 1,730 ai ArtificialIntelligence fintech MachineLearning BigData FutureofWork DigitalTransformation

Nearly all big tech companies have an artificial intelligence project, and they are willing to pay experts millions of dollars to help get it done.
Opinion

2018-11-05 www.nytimes.com 1,589 ArtificialIntelligence AI MachineLearning DeepLearning automation

Machine learning algorithms don’t yet understand things the way humans do — with sometimes disastrous consequences.
Would You Like Fries With That? McDonald’s Already Knows the Answer. - The New York Times

2019-10-22 www.nytimes.com 1,229 artificialintelligence Mcdonalds

The fast-food chain is turning to artificial intelligence and machine learning in the hopes of predicting what customers want before they decide.
As China Marches Forward on A.I., the White House Is Silent - The New York Times

2018-02-12 www.nytimes.com 1,208 tech artificialintelligence China MachineLearning Science

Last summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world’s leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the longtime role of the United States.
A.I. Shows Promise as a Physician Assistant - The New York Times

2019-02-11 www.nytimes.com 902 DigitalHealth medtech NeuralNetworks Deeplearning IoT

A neural network analyzed the medical records of 600,000 hospital patients in China, and diagnosed their conditions as accurately as doctors did in some cases.
Opinion

2019-03-02 www.nytimes.com 813 ArtificialIntelligence HealthyEating

Forget government-issued food pyramids. Let an algorithm tell you how to eat.
M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1 Billion - The New York Times

2018-10-15 www.nytimes.com 805 AI BigData

The goal, said L. Rafael Reif, the president of M.I.T., is to educate “the bilinguals of the future.” Blackstone’s Steven A. Schwarzman is contributing $350 million.
Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss - The New York Times

2018-02-19 www.nytimes.com 780 IoT

At Google, Facebook and other tech companies, executives are making statements about priorities with their seating charts.
The Doctor Behind the Disputed Covid Data - The New York Times

2020-07-27 www.nytimes.com 753 COVID19

Dr. Sapan Desai, who supplied the data for two prominent and later retracted studies, is said to have a history of cutting corners and misrepresenting information in pursuit of his ambitions.
A.I. and Big Data Could Power a New War on Poverty - The New York Times

2018-01-01 www.nytimes.com 751 BigData

Conventional wisdom says artificial intelligence will eliminate jobs. But it can also improve education and employment.
How the Blockchain Could Break Big Tech’s Hold on A.I. - The New York Times

2018-10-20 www.nytimes.com 698 blockchain MachineLearning BigData IOT

Several start-ups hope to use the technology introduced by Bitcoin to give broader access to the data and algorithms behind artificial intelligence.
A.I. Took a Test to Detect Lung Cancer. It Got an A. - The New York Times

2019-05-20 www.nytimes.com 636 artificialintelligence Healthcare medtech digitalhealth

Artificial intelligence may help doctors make more accurate readings of CT scans used to screen for lung cancer.
Opinion

2018-10-26 www.nytimes.com 619

Machine learning has a spooky side. These algorithmically generated Halloween costumes show how artificial intelligence can reinforce human bias.
Pentagon Wants Silicon Valley’s Help on A.I. - The New York Times

2018-03-15 www.nytimes.com 602 ai DeepLearning Pentagon ArtificialIntelligence

Older tech companies have long had ties with military and intelligence. But employees at internet outfits like Google are wary of too much cooperation.
The U.S.-China Rivalry Is, More Than Ever, a Fight Over Tech - The New York Times

2018-03-07 www.nytimes.com 569

The conflict over access to emerging technologies has become painfully clear with the attempt at a hostile takeover of the American chip maker Qualcomm.
Congressional Auditor Urges Action to Address Climate Change - The New York Times

2017-10-26 www.nytimes.com 566

The Government Accountability Office says costs to the federal Treasury from climate change will continue to rise.
A.I. Is Learning From Humans. Many Humans. - The New York Times

2019-08-16 www.nytimes.com 556 ai machinelearning artificialintelligence BigData FutureOfWork

Artificial intelligence is being taught by thousands of office workers around the world. It is not exactly futuristic work.