Microsoft slurps conversational-AI startup Semantic Machines
Roundup Plus: Classifying frogs can be hopping mad
Hand-sized quadrotor packs a neural network
Hey, don't be evil!
Of course by "we", we mean educated, well-off Westerners
Roundup Find out more about Google Duplex, the Atlas robot, and what caused Uber's deadly accident
Getting beaten by Deep Blue seems to have had an effect
Red Hat Summit Latest compute craze turns the tide on system trends
That's nice and all, but, er, a brain it ain't, no matter what the marketing suggests
So when can you get in the first self-driving car? GM says 2019. Mobileye says 2021. Waymo says 2018 – yes, this year
General Motors CTO chats to El Reg about robo-ride timings
Will that bacteria just make you a bit ill? Or do hospitals need to roll out their spare beds?
Google IO Look but don't touch... nor look too closely, either
Google IO Plus: Linux apps on Chrome OS start to emerge
Roundup Little good news to increase your trust in machines here, to be honest
New project to compare the dizzying number of AI chips and models available
F8 Blah, blah, speed up neural networks, something, blah blah
Imagine the frustration of playing a game where the difficulty can constantly change
Thousands refusing to submit, review, or edit for Nature Machine Intelligence journal
The data-slurpingest, ad-slingiest exec of them all says he’s on your side
Roundup All we need now is a robo-news-reader (quick, bring back Ananova)
New US RAND report predicts a grim technological future
Color-coded stellar searcher seeks out young stars
No one said it'd be easy
Roundup And how does Hey Siri work? Read about it here
You can fake diagnoses with adversarial examples
Oi! Robots! Take this human job. PLEEEAASE take this job
Poll Can you build an AI/ML FPGA? And could you tell your Mum you work for Zuck?
Take note Twitter, Facebook et al, it's really not that hard to weed out bots
Neural network recreates real images from thermal cameras
Data is the secret sauce to advancing AI research
Oh, and look out for data monopolies, peers warn
Roundup Would you vote for a machine for public office?
How to tell if your algo is getting it right
Future wars will be fought with physical and cyber robots
Roundup Your guide to this week in machine-learning
Uber, have my calendar. And would you at least think about paying for it?
Sega golden oldie repackaged as a research testbed
Is there nothing neural networks can't do? Wait, don't answer that
Word-analyzing AI study reveals 'historical social changes'
Roundup The wacky world of AI this week
Former Google Brain project is Eager to eat your GPU
♫ I don't care what the weatherman says when the neural network says it's hailing