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Elon Musk, his arch nemesis DeepMind swear off AI weapons

Thousands of researchers sign pledge to not develop lethal AI

Techie sues ex-bosses, claims their AI avatar tech was faked – and he was allegedly beaten up after crying foul

Punch up at Cali startup

AI can untangle the jumble of neurons packed in brain scans

Video Which should help neurologists to map the brain

Shouting lager, lager... Carlsberg's beer AI can now tell pilsners apart

First they came for your cars. Now they're coming for your pint

Montezuma's Revenge still too tough for AI, new Google Brain office, and other bits and bytes

Roundup A wonderful week in machine learning

AI augments humans to lead them through the (protein) crystal maze

I spy with my little AI, something hidden under the microscope

AI threatens yet more jobs – now, lab rats: Animal testing could be on the way out, thanks to machine learning

Time for rodents to retrain as PHP programmers

Get ready for a golden autumn of AI, machine learning... learning

Save big on your MCubed conference ticket now, then hit the beach happy

I see you're trying to leak a file! US military seeks Clippy-like AI to stop future Snowdens

Needs the ability to cope with Microsoft docs without breaking

Your phone may be able to clean up snaps – but our AI is much better at touching up, say boffins

Video Grainy to clear pixels within milliseconds

Google offers to leave robocallers hanging on the telephone

♫ If you don't answer, I'll just ring it off the wall ♫

US taxman wants AI to do the security checks it seemingly can't do itself

That would be all of the security checks, then

AI bots suck at marking written essays, not too shabby at old Atari games, and more...

Roundup The week in AI

At last – a use for AI! Predicting an England World Cup victory

Let's hope there aren't any blushes amid the bits and bytes next week

Decision time for AI: Sometimes accuracy is not your friend

When intuition lets you down, you're stuck between ROC and a hard place

Boffins build neural networks fashioned out of DNA molecules

And you thought AI couldn't get any more mind-boggling

Just look at the state of AI today. Literally, look. There's a report on it – plus more ML news

Roundup Including DeepMind code, and Donald Duck's robo-cousin

CIMON says: Say hello to your new AI pal-bot, space station 'nauts

Giant grinning cartoon-like Tamagotchi thing built by Airbus, IBM blasts up into orbit

Oracle, for one, says we'll welcome our new robot overlords: '90%' of you will obey an AI bot

You will obey! You will obey! You will obey! You will obey!

UK.gov is not being advised by Google. Repeat. It is not being advised by Google

DeepMind's 'Demis Hassabis is an individual' – Ministry of Fun

Marriage of AI, Google chips will save diabetics from a lot of pricks

Blood-scanning radar could be built into a smartwatch

Potato, potato. Toma6to, I'm going to kill you... How a typo can turn an AI translator against us

You say either and I say either. You say ne1th1er and I crash

US gov quizzes AI experts about when the machines will take over

Should we be worried? Erm, yes and no...

So woke: Microsoft's face-recog can now ID more people who aren't pasty white blokes

This would work great for ICE. We're just saying...

Get a grip, literally: Clumsy robots can't nab humans' jobs just yet

Amazon challenge winners roll out neural net for droids that need to grab stationary stuff

Nvidia adds nine nifty AI supercomputing containers to the cloud

Now you can splash out on tons of GPUs if you really need to

What does it take for an OpenAI bot to best Dota 2 heroes? 128,000 CPU cores, 256 Nvidia GPUs

And a lot of smart machine-learning coding, of course

Something to fire up PyTorch fans, Facebook emits code for analyzing human poses, and more

Roundup Including: Microsoft hoovers up Bonsai startup

Skynet for the win? AI hunts down secret testing of nuclear bombs

Telltale elements offer clues to rogue nations' nuke building, detonation on the sly

You've seen the hype. Now you're curious. Why not have a crack at AI using this online lab...

...from Microsoft, which also just bought upstart Bons.ai

AI-on-demand as Google Cloud TPUs are rentable for a few bucks a hour

Service is now available across three continents for machine-learning code eggheads

An AI a day keeps the doctor away... Neural net software gets better at clocking cancer tumors

Unclear if Baidu's tech really is better than a human medic

AI caramba! Nvidia devs get a host of new kit to build smart systems

Kubernetes for GPUs, a PyTorch extension, TensorRT 4, and much, much more

Senior judge: Put AI in charge of reviewing social media evidence

Court of Appeal beak reckons tech will help solve disclosure scandal

How to stealthily poison neural network chips in the supply chain

Your free guide to trick an AI classifier into thinking an umbrella is the Bolivian navy on maneuvers in the South Pacific

Here's some phish-AI research: Machine-learning code crafts phishing URLs that dodge auto-detection

Humans, keep your eyes out for dodgy web links

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