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AI clinician trained to save humans from sepsis – and, er, let's just say you should stick to your human doctor

One out of three correct dosages ain't bad, right? Right?

Need a modest Arm Cortex-A CPU in your custom chip? Just apply online. Plus $125,000

That's how much it costs to license the blueprints (and don't forget the royalties)

A DeepMind library to help build reinforcement learning bots, and how Google's Pixel 3 cameras handle zoom

Roundup Also applications are now open for OpenAI's Scholars programme

Anonymous Amazonian demands withdrawal of face-recog kit from sale

Was your anti-surveillance letter sinkholed? Write a blog about it

Finally, a use for AI and good old-fashioned simulations: Hunting down E.T. in outer space

Targeted ads, coming to a galaxy nowhere near you

Arm PSA IoT API? BRB... Toolbox of tech to secure net-connected kit opens up some more

Programming interfaces, threat models, and more pop up online

EU aren't kidding: Sky watchdog breathes life into mad air taxi ideas

EASA's writing rules for them after 'a number of requests'

Alexa heard what you did last summer – and she knows what that was, too: AI recognizes activities from sound

Analysis Gadgets taught to identify actions via always-on mics

GCHQ asks tech firms to pretty please make IoT devices secure

Hive, HP Inc sign up to refreshed code of practice

Enterprise IoT security sucks so much, it's made Intel and Arm work together to tackle it

Chip rivals lock lips to make customers happy

Amazon's sexist AI recruiter, Nvidia gets busy, Waymo cars rack up 10 million road miles

Roundup Your two-minute guide to this week in machine-learning world

AI's next battlefield is literally the battlefield: In 20 years, bots will fight our wars – Army boffin

'Humans are going to be a lot less visible ... will be just one species of intelligent beings'

Yale Weds: Just some system maintenance, nothing to worry about. Yale Thurs: Nobody's smart alarm app works

'Smart' home tech now only a half-accurate description

Those Stanford whiz kids have done it again. Now a chatty AI bot to negotiate sales for you with Craigslist riffraff

Deal or no deal – what's in the bot?

AI lifeline to help devs craft smartmobe apps that suck a whole lot less... battery capacity

Remember the days when you didn't have to charge your phone several times a day?

Hey you know what the smart-home world really needs right now? Yup, Google screaming in

Analysis New Hub device continues to pull AI, Nest, YouTube closer together

Self-driving cars may not have steering wheels in future, dev preview for PyTorch 1.0 is here, etc

Roundup What Monday morning isn't complete without some, er, AI code to play with

Uncle Sam gives itself the right to shoot down any drone, anywhere, any time, any how

This one's not going to get abused, not at all

Microsoft open-sources Infer.NET AI code just in time for the weekend

Skip that Friday beer: the academic research tool is now open to one and all

AI trained to sniff out fake news online may itself be fake news: Bot has mixed results in classifying legit titles

Be careful who you read

AI, Reinforcement Learning, Neural Networks... DevOps? Learn more this month

Event Making machine learning work at work

Databricks pushes machine learning on easy mode: Rock star data scientist, meet sweaty engineer

Interview Co-founders chat to El Reg about liability, data silos and raw data pain

California cracks down on Internet of Crap passwords with new law to stop the botnets

It's good news, but overall a wasted opportunity

Python lovers, here's a library that will help you master AI as a newbie

All it takes is a few lines of code

I like BigGANs but their pics do lie, you other AIs can't deny

Pics Gaze at the computer-created horror of Dogball

Free for every Reg reader – and everyone else, too: Arm Cortex-M CPUs for Xilinx FPGAs

XDF Like the blueprints we gave away last time... but... better

US Senators want more AI, while Microsoftie Paul Allen wants to use it to save wildlife, etc

Roundup DeepMind also collaborating with Unity

VR going mainstream? Yeah, next year, says Facebook, for the third year in a row

The wireless Oculus Quest and a Star Wars tie-in will do it

Fuzzy logic makes a comeback – in picking where Earth sticks its probes into alien worlds

NASA mapping data educates computers for safe landings

Virtual reality saves wannabe prison officers from actually, you know, having to visit

All the sights, all the sounds, none of the smells

Offline (if that's how you like it): Microsoft Azure IoT Edge

Fancy something a bit lighter? Fill your boots with Azure Sphere hardware

Open-source boffins want to do for the IoT edge what Kubernetes did for containers

Orchestration for the Internet of Things

Forget dumping games designers for AI – turns out it takes two to tango

Machines still need humans to build decent game levels

IT bosses worried about network security reckon AI Jesus can save them, says Oracle survey

Of course Big Red finds another thing needing more automation

Take the wheel, Arm tells its notebook-grade Cortex-A76 CPU: Now you're a robo-ride brain

Safety critical feature plugged into high-end processor design

Building your own PC for AI is 10x cheaper than renting out GPUs on cloud, apparently

Here's the recipe for cooking up your own AMD-Nvidia beast

US government use of AI is shoddy and failing citizens – because no one knows how it works

The AI Now Institute's report ain't pretty

Crypto-jackers' best pal Monero resets the 'days since a critical bug' counter back to zero

It's been a rough September for the digital fun-bucks

How do some of the best AI algorithms perform on real robots? Not well, it turns out

Machine learning finds reality a whole different ball game

Microsoft adds delayed gratification to the Surface Hub 2 line

Ignite S version set for Q2 '19 debut, but full tiling pleasure on the X delayed

Alibaba crafts AI chips, Facebook uses Bayesian magic to tweak code performance, and more

Roundup Your dose of machine-learning medicine

Buried in the hype, one little detail: Amazon's Alexa-on-a-chip could steal smart home market

Analysis But then again, it doesn't actually exist, so...

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