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AI sucks at stopping online trolls spewing toxic comments

It's easy to for hate speech to slip past dumb machines

Data apocalypse is coming unless you buy AI, declares AI biz

Moogsoft lays out its pitch

Apple sees the (augmented) light, buys holo-glass tech startup

Akonia Holographics gets bitten by Apple and moves into paradise

AI software may help eggheads predict where aftershocks will strike

Neural networks do a better job at guessing, it seems

No need to code your webpage yourself, says Microsoft – draw it and our AI will do the rest

Bots try to shift web designers into quality assurance

US watchdog OKs robo-doc AI that spies eye disease all on its own

No doctor needed to double-check software's decisions, apparently

Who are you going to ask about AI? Alexa or our 40 experts?

Events Join us in October for a human scale take on machine learning and AI

AI image recognition systems can be tricked by copying and pasting random objects

Picture of a human + elephant = Chair. Good job.

Judge bars distribution of 3D gun files... er, five years after they were slapped onto the web

Defense Distributed's Cody Wilson calls ruling 'farcical'

Smut slinger dreams of AI software to create hardcore flicks with your face – plus other machine-learning news

Roundup Your need-to-know

Everybody dance now: Watch this AI code fool friends into thinking you can cut a rug like a pro

Updated to add Day one: Dance moves. Day two: Committing crimes?

Game over, machines: Humans defeat OpenAI bots once again at video games Olympics

Computer software not ready to beat living Dota 2 pros yet

Teardown chaps strip away magic from Magic Leap's nerd goggles

Fixable? Kind of. Unless you need a new battery

IBM slaps patent on coffee-delivering drones that can read your MIND

Facial recog, psychological profiling – and scalding liquid flying through the air

OpenAI bots smashed in their first clash against human Dota 2 pros

The International AI can react faster than humans, but don't play well enough to beat the masters yet

Network monitoring is hard... If only there was some kind of machine that could learn to do it

Comment *AI bursts through wall* 'OHHH YEAHHH!'

UK.gov agencies told to drop fancy tech or risk 'reinventing the wheel'

GDS-commissioned report recommends bigger role for... who else but GDS?

As it turns out, no, you can't just run an unlicensed Bitcoin money exchange

21 year-old facing 31 charges for "no questions asked" cross-border cryptocurrency buys

Gartner's Great Vanishing: Some of 2017's emerging techs just disappeared

They plunged off the Peak... They perished on the Plateau... They tripped in the Trough...

Nvidia shrugs off crypto-mining crash, touts live ray-tracing GPUs, etc

Roundup Also, how Apple's Siri uses your location to improve its speech recognition

DeepMind AI bots tell Google to literally chill out: Software takes control of server cooling

Oh good, we're out of the board games phase, then

Self-driving cars will be safe, we're testing them in a massive AI Sim

It's turtles all the way down

Early bird tickets for our AI and ML Conference end tonight!

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Pyspark, TensorFlow, Python: What's in your machine learning toolbox?

Events From data to delivery, and all points between

London fuzz to get 600 more mobile fingerprint scanners

In-house software to slash support costs by £200k a year, claims Met Police

You: 'Alexa, open Cortana.' Alexa: 'Who?'

Updated A year on, Alexa can look at your emails and Cortana can order groceries. World shrugs

IoT shouters Chirp get themselves added to Microsoft Azure IoT

Now your devices can join you in bellowing at Redmond's products

Meet the LPWAN clan: The Internet of Things' low power contenders

Analysis Licensed to chill or unlicensed to thrill...

Microsoft's Chinese chatbot inspired by images to write poetry

Xiaoice's verse is 'disgusting' say rival human poets

Boffins: Confusing distributed ledger tech definitions create 'unrealistic expectations' about what it can do

Report proposes tight conceptual DLT framework

Medical device vuln allows hackers to falsify patients' vitals

McAfee: Patient monitoring systems open to hack attacks

Eye eye! DeepMind teams up with doctors to ogle eyeballs for illness

AI can help speed up diagnosis and seldom gets it wrong

Now boffins are teaching AI to dial up chemo doses for brain cancer

How does that work for reinforcement learning? +1 for shrinking tumor, -1 for death?

Train ImageNet for $40 in 18 mins, a robot that can play Where's Wally? etc

Roundup Your quick summary of AI news from this week

Work at a startup? Think US military isn't good enough at killing? We've got the program for you

Pentagon tech trial went so well, it's now a full-time op

Talk about left Field: Apple lures back Tesla engineering guru

And revs up those daft Apple Car rumors

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