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How much do AI gurus really get paid? And is NIPS such a great name for a conference?

Roundup And how does Hey Siri work? Read about it here

Time to ditch the front door key? Nest's new wireless smart lock is surprisingly convenient

Review But it's still hard to shake some concerns

Samsung-backed gizmo may soon juice up your smartphone over the air

What a time to be alive

Beware! Medical AI systems are easy targets for fraud and error

You can fake diagnoses with adversarial examples

Machines learned to assemble IKEA’s semi-disposable furniture

Oi! Robots! Take this human job. PLEEEAASE take this job

Facebook job ad hints at homebrew silicon plans

Poll Can you build an AI/ML FPGA? And could you tell your Mum you work for Zuck?

OMG! OIG to audit SLS: NASA probed over big rocket project's big budgets, big delays

Look, it's not rocket science, er, wait

Elon Musk's latest Tesla Model 3 delivery promise: 6,000... a week

When we miss a target we make it even harder to reach next time! Wait, what?

Gang way! Compsci geeks coming through! AI engine can finger fakes on social networks

Take note Twitter, Facebook et al, it's really not that hard to weed out bots

Don’t fight automation software for control, just turn it off. FAST

Report into fatal air accident shows machines can't be trusted to negotiate a crisis

US army boffins use AI to spot faces in the dark

Neural network recreates real images from thermal cameras

Infosec brainiacs release public dataset to classify new malware using AI

Data is the secret sauce to advancing AI research

Wow, braking news: Overworked, tired ride-sharing drivers declared a public health risk

Self-driving AI won't snooze at the wheel – it may run you over

France wants you to put lights and beacons on your drone

Nice idea, mes amis, but what about those bent on aerial mischief?

The only way is Ethics: UK Lords fret about AI 'moral panic'

Oh, and look out for data monopolies, peers warn

Boffins try to grok dogs using AI, a cyber-brain charter, a bot running for mayor, and more

Roundup Would you vote for a machine for public office?

AI, AI, sir: British Army chiefs visit Silicon Valley hypelords

Comment Nice. But what about the UK firms MoD's spending £800m on?

Has your machine really learned something? Snap quiz time

How to tell if your algo is getting it right

What a time to be alive: LG and Italian furniture-maker build smart sofa

It knows you’ve sat down and then turns on the telly and adjusts the lights

UK rocket-botherers rattle SABRE, snaffle big bucks

£26.5m in new cash to see 2020 ground tests of Synergetic Air Breathing Rocket Engine

Moneybags VCs look to the stars – and spaff a billion on space tech

Some bloke called Elon slurped $500m of it

What's in a spectrum allocation? Aero bods talk drone radio links

Plus: El Reg's handy guide to all those pesky UAV abbrevs

How do you get drones talking to air traffic controllers? Pretty easily, says Brit startup

Interview Altitude Angel founder talks to El Reg

Get ready for the Internet of Battle Things, warns US Army AI boffin

Future wars will be fought with physical and cyber robots

Descent of the Machines: Aussie firm boasts of underwater drone swarms

They're also flogging them commercially

Googlers revolt over AI military tech contract, brainiacs boycott killer robots, and more

Roundup Your guide to this week in machine-learning

US watchdog reckons blockchain bods Longfin were wrongfin, maybe this is their swansongfin

SEC cops crash crypto coin creeps' alleged crime caper

AI can't help without your data, says Gartner, so share, share, share!

Uber, have my calendar. And would you at least think about paying for it?

Microsoft's five-billion-buck IoT R&D plan is just business as usual

It’s not new money and not a huge slab of Redmond's research budget

OpenAI challenges you to beat 1990s classic Sonic the Hedgehog using machine learning

Sega golden oldie repackaged as a research testbed

Holy helmets, Batman! Bane-like mask lets you 'talk' to computers without making a sound

Pic MIT eggheads craft creepy covert speech-to-text interface

Shhh! Don’t tell KillBots the UN’s about to debate which ones to ban

Next Monday is a fine moment for bad bots to come back through time and change history

Is there alien life out there? Let's turn to AI, problem solver du jour

Is there nothing neural networks can't do? Wait, don't answer that

AWS baits cloud hooks with DeepLens machine learning camera

Shipping in June for diehard devs with a lust for IoT kit We're not regulating driverless vehicles until others do

No point in Blighty going its own way before tech hits 'market readiness' – minister

How machine-learning code turns a mirror on its sexist, racist masters

Word-analyzing AI study reveals 'historical social changes'

Mozilla rejects your reality and substitutes its own … browser for VR and AR goggles

Enter another dimension, not only of sight and sound but of mind …

Floyd Mayweather-endorsed cryptocoin startup knocked out by fraud allegations

Centra Tech raised more than $30m from investors

Doomed Chinese space lab Tiangong-1 crashes into watery Pacific grave

Crouching tiger, flaming dragon

Watchdog growls at Tesla for spilling death crash details: 'Autopilot on, hands off wheel'

Automaker coughs, coughs info on Apple techie's fatal prang

Here is your low down on TensorFlow updates, France's AI strategy, and a new DeepMind lab

Roundup The wacky world of AI this week

Magic Leap ships headsets at last, but you'll need a safe

Security theater or something more interesting?

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