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A.I. Is Not What You Think - The New York Times

2021-03-15 4,737 ArtificialIntelligence

Artificial intelligence technology is promising, but it’s not a magic potion. Oh well.
Who Is Making Sure the A.I. Machines Aren’t Racist? - The New York Times

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When Google forced out two well-known artificial intelligence experts, a long-simmering research controversy burst into the open.
How to Make A.I. Human-Friendly - The New York Times

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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 1,240 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.
A.I. Is Everywhere and Evolving - The New York Times

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Many of us already live with artificial intelligence now, but researchers say interactions with the technology will become increasingly personalized.
As China Marches Forward on A.I., the White House Is Silent - The New York Times

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Last summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world’s leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the longtime role of the United States.
Designed to Deceive: Do These People Look Real to You? - The New York Times

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The people in this story may look familiar, like ones you’ve seen on Facebook or Twitter or Tinder. But they don’t exist. They were born from the mind of a computer, and the technology behind them is improving at a startling pace.
A.I. Shows Promise as a Physician Assistant - The New York Times

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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.

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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

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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

2018-02-19 780 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

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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

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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

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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

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

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Machine learning has a spooky side. These algorithmically generated Halloween costumes show how artificial intelligence can reinforce human bias.