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Artificial Intelligence

When clever code kills, who pays and who does the time? A Brit expert explains to El Reg

Analysis Liability for artificial intelligence won't be easy

Who wanted a future in which AI can copy your voice and say things you never uttered? Who?!

Don't worry, this technology isn't very convincing... er, yet

Boffins: If AI eggheads could go ahead and try to stop their code being evil, that'd be great

All right! Now let's get regula– uh, debating, study concludes

Ayyy-EYE! Google code 'predicts heart disease' by eyeballing retinas

Eye see what you did, there, machine-learning boffins

KFC: Enemy of waistlines, AI, arteries and logistics software

Self-driving cars mistake the Colonel for a Stop sign, which is cruel given a software SNAFU's emptied UK eateries

Reinforcement learning woes, robot doggos, Amazon's homegrown AI chips, and more

Roundup Why machines aren't really superhuman at all

If you don't like what IBM is pitching, blame Watson: It's generating sales 'solutions' now

Exclusive 'Cognitive solutioning' kicks in when you ask Big Blue to solve tricky problems

Look out, Wiki-geeks. Now Google trains AI to write Wikipedia articles

Er, well, ish. Text summarization is still pretty tricky for non-humans, though

Roses are red, are you single, we wonder? 'Cos this moth-brain AI can read your phone number

Y'think we're stretching this Valentine's date thing too far?

Creep learning: How to tamper with neural nets to turn them against us

Don't touch that AI – model fiddling can skew algorithm output, study shows

Facial recognition software easily IDs white men, but error rates soar for black women

Updated Even with a decent dataset to learn from, software gets worse the darker your skin

Talk down to Siri like she's a mere servant – your safety demands it

Voice assistants get samples of our voice that can be remixed and faked

Boffins upload worm's brain into a computer, teach it tricks

Nematode only has 300 neurons – a snack to simulate

It took us less than 30 seconds to find banned 'deepfake' AI smut on the internet

Don't blame AI, blame the creeps who put famous heads on pr0n actors' bodies

Winter is coming for AI. Fortunately, non-sci-fi definitions are actually doing worthwhile stuff

Joe Public has gone off smart machines, but biz is mad for it

Is that you, T-1000? No, just a lil robot that can mimic humans on sight

Video Don't worry, it's not as terrifying as it sounds

I see you're writing a résumé?!.. LinkedIn parked in MS Word

It's so unreal, didn't look out below. Watch the time go right out the Windows

Google code reckons it's smarter than airlines, AI funding, and lots more

Roundup It's this week in machine learning

Tensorflow Lite: Neat, but an ordeal to get running on your mobe

You better have both app dev and machine learning chops

On yer bike! Boffins teach AI drone to fly itself using cams on bicycles, self-driving car

Vid At head height... don't annoy this bot

When you play this song backwards, you can hear Satan. Play it forwards, and it hijacks Siri, Alexa

Speech recognition systems seduced by masked messages

FYI: There's now an AI app that generates convincing fake smut vids using celebs' faces

And faces of ex-partners, bosses, children, you name it

Biker nerfed by robo Chevy in San Francisco now lobs sueball at GM

Bye bye Mister Biker Guy, drove my Chevy to the lefty but the Chevy was awry (allegedly)

Facebook AI guru alt-tabs out, Nvidia EULA audits, Baidu changes, chip tricks, and more

Roundup Machine-learning news and code to pore over

Info Commish tells UK.gov we shouldn't let artificial ignorance make all our decisions

Reckons GDPR will help us challenge algo-driven outcomes

Facebook open-sources object detection work: Watch out, Google CAPTCHA

RoTM The bicycle's top left. I'm not an AI... you are. Stop hitting yourself

Apple: The exclusive sales channel for an, er, AI toothbrush

White plastic? No Space Grey?

What do voters want? An IRL Maybot? Sure, give that a whirl

Tory council candidate moots an even more robotic PM – for the 'more personable touch'

Free gift for all readers: Google's AutoML launch translated into plain English (where possible)

It's an image-recognition thing

Today in bullsh*t AI PR: Computers learn to read as well as humans (no)

Analysis Nice tech, but shame on Microsoft, Alibaba's spinners

Think tank: Never mind WannaCry, update NHS IT systems for RoboDoc

Group says UK healthcare isn't benefitting from advances in AI

Audio tweaked just 0.1% to fool speech recognition engines

Digital dog whistles: AI hears signals humans can't comprehend

No wonder Marvin the robot was miserable: AI will make the rich richer – and the poor poorer

I think you ought to know why I’m feeling very depressed

Facebook gives its 007s license to kill M, its not particularly intelligent AI

Personal assistant that needed human help gets the boot

Skynet it ain't: Deep learning will not evolve into true AI, says boffin

Neural networks sort stuff – they can't reason or infer

Nvidia: Using cheap GeForce, Titan GPUs in servers? Haha, nope!

Nice try, but no, you're gonna have to cough up for these expensive data center chips

Now that's sticker shock: Sticky labels make image-recog AI go bananas for toasters

Google boffins develop tricks to fool machine-learning software

When neural nets do carols: 'Santa baby bore sweet Jesus Christ. Fa la la la la la, la la la la'

RoTM A truly AI Christmas to one and all + El Regmas song

You too can fool AI facial recognition systems by wearing glasses

All you need is to, erm, give the computers some nasty training data

Facebook flashes ramped-up face-recog tech. Try not to freak out

Analysis Luckily, there's an off switch... to placate lawmakers?

Revealed: How Libratus bot felted poker pros – and now it has cyber-security in its sights

A glimpse at the algorithms powering card shark AI

Another AI attack, this time against 'black box' machine learning

The difference between George Clooney and Dustin Hoffman? Just a couple of pixels

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