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AI military upstart attacked by Russian malware, Twitter fires up TensorFlow, and more

Roundup Including bad news for IBM Watson Health

AI is cool and all – but doctors and patients don't really need it

According to the American Medical Association at least

Creepy software knows what you are about to do... to that poor salad

Code good for passing the salt, but it won't win you the lottery

Audit of DeepMind deal with NHS trust: It checks out, nothing to see here

Law firm's conclusions at odds with UK data watchdog, and critics don't feel any better

AI built to track you through walls because, er, Parkinsons?

VID Not for spying, not at all...

Google goes peacenik, chip wizardry and AI gets into art and drugs

Roundup It's the week's other AI news

RoboCop-ter: Boffins build drone to pinpoint brutal thugs in crowds

Video 'Violent behavior' identified and highlighted by surveillance system destined for a police force near you

Uh oh! Here's yet more AI that creates creepy fake talking heads

Video We're on the road to nowhere – come on inside, taking that ride from reality

Google nukes military AI, Amazon happy touting Rekognition to police, and much more

Roundup Plus: Those neural network stock photos...

Fake NIPS slip site scandalizes AI world

Machine-learning conference organizers warn someone is trying to get boffins into bed

You should find out what's going on in that neural network. Y'know they're cheating now?

Interpretability in machine learning is a minefield

Experts build AI joke machine that's about as funny as an Adam Sandler movie (that bad)

Neural network comedy – literally, no laughing matter

Artificial intelligence... or advanced imitation? How DeepMind used YouTube vids to train game-beating Atari bot

Video I think I'm a clone now

If you have cash to burn, racks to fill, problems to brute-force, Nvidia has an HGX-2 for you

GTC Taiwan Imagine one giant virtual GPU at 2PFLOPS

Overhyping AI doctors, language translation goes open source, and new jobs on the cards

Roundup And more!

IBM's Watson Health wing left looking poorly after 'massive' layoffs

Up to 70% of staff shown the door this week, insiders claim

Intel's latest promise: Our first AI ASIC chips will arrive in 2019

AI Dev Con For now you'll just have to make do with its Xeons

Machine learning for dummies: You needn't go back to uni to use it

AI is no longer just an academic exercise – and courses need to wise up to that

Can you handle the tooth? AI helps dentists design fake gnashers

It's the first time GANs might actually be used in production

Within Arm's reach: Chip brains that'll make your 'smart' TV a bit smarter

Get ready for a future where everything from phones to CCTV recognizes faces, things

Military brainboxes ponder 'UK needs you' list of AI boffins

Rise of the Machines We're falling behind, shout Shrivenham sorts

Your parents love you, Cortana. That's why we bought you an upgrade

Microsoft slurps conversational-AI startup Semantic Machines

How Google's Smart Compose for Gmail works – and did it fake its robo-caller demo?

Roundup Plus: Classifying frogs can be hopping mad

Boffins build smallest drone to fly itself with AI

Hand-sized quadrotor packs a neural network

Boffins urge Google to drop military deal after Googlers storm out over AI-based super-drones

Hey, don't be evil!

Latest from the coming AI robot apocalypse: we're going to be fine

Of course by "we", we mean educated, well-off Westerners

Robo-callers, robo-cops, robo-runners, robo-car crashes, and more

Roundup Find out more about Google Duplex, the Atlas robot, and what caused Uber's deadly accident

Don't try and beat AI, merge with it says chess champ Garry Kasparov

Getting beaten by Deep Blue seems to have had an effect

Artificial intelligence is good for at least one thing – making hardware important again

Red Hat Summit Latest compute craze turns the tide on system trends

DeepMind: Get a load of our rat-like AI. 'Ere, look. It solves mazes and stuff

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

Smart software sniffs scummy Salmonella, scries strains' strength

Will that bacteria just make you a bit ill? Or do hospitals need to roll out their spare beds?

Meet TPU 3.0: Google teases world with latest math coprocessor for AI

Google IO Look but don't touch... nor look too closely, either

Google's socially awkward geeks craft socially awkward AI bot that calls people for you

Google IO Plus: Linux apps on Chrome OS start to emerge

Waymo van prang, self-driving cars still suck, AI research jobs, and more

Roundup Little good news to increase your trust in machines here, to be honest

Hooray for MLPerf, another AI benchmark competition backed by Google, Baidu, etc

New project to compare the dizzying number of AI chips and models available

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