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Truck drivers like me will soon be replaced by automation. You're next | Finn Murphy | ... - 0 views

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    "Maybe so, but guess what? You're next. When automation starts displacing lawyers, accountants and bankers, then we might see some push-back about the social costs of technology. So long as it's only truckers and factory workers getting sacked, well, there's always Walmart, McDonald's, or food stamps."
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Google's AI expert believes humans and AI will merge before 2030 | Alphr - 0 views

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    " Kurzweil believes that "medical robots will go inside our brain and connect our neo-cortex to the smart cloud," and that's all slated to happen by 2029."
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Computer says no: why making AIs fair, accountable and transparent is crucial | Science... - 0 views

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    "In October, American teachers prevailed in a lawsuit with their school district over a computer program that assessed their performance.

    The system rated teachers in Houston by comparing their students' test scores against state averages. Those with high ratings won praise and even bonuses. Those who fared poorly faced the sack.

    The program did not please everyone. Some teachers felt that the system marked them down without good reason. But they had no way of checking if the program was fair or faulty: the company that built the software, the SAS Institute, regards its algorithm a trade secret and would not disclose its workings."
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College installs facial recognition to make sure students don't get friends to sign in ... - 0 views

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    "The facial recognition system is currently being rolled out across six of Prof Shen's classes.

    "The new system saves time and reduces the workload of students," Prof Shen told the Beijing News. "Out of one hundred students, it usually only fails to recognise one student."

    But obviously, not everyone is a fan."
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End of the road: will automation put an end to the American trucker? | Technology | The... - 0 views

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    "Google, Uber, Tesla and the major truck manufacturers are looking to a future in which people like Baxter will be replaced - or at the very least downgraded to co-pilots - by automated vehicles that will save billions but will cost millions of jobs. It will be one of the biggest changes to the jobs market since the invention of the automated loom - challenging the livelihoods of millions across the world."
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Teachers have 10 years before robots take over: university vice-chancellor - 0 views

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    "Robots will begin replacing teachers in the classroom within the next 10 years as part of a revolution in one-to-one learning, a leading educationist has predicted.

    Sir Anthony Seldon, vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham, said intelligent machines that adapt to suit the learning styles of individual children would soon render traditional academic teaching all but redundant."
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Noriko Arai: Can a robot pass a university entrance exam? | TED Talk | TED.com - 0 views

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    "How can we help kids excel at the things that humans will always do better than AI?" Great talk - she also presented at recent IB conference in Yokohama.
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The Age of the Algorithm - 99% Invisible - 0 views

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    "But the answer to how he was chosen is actually an algorithm, a computer program that crunched through reams of data, looking at how much each passenger had paid for their ticket, what time they checked in, how often they flew on United, and whether they were part of a rewards program. The algorithm likely determined that Dr. Dao was one of the least valuable customers on the flight at the time."
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Google researchers reveal automated process for removing watermarks from stock images /... - 0 views

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    "Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition shows that these watermarks can be reliably detected and undetectably erased by software."
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Company's dystopian promotional video for drone armed with machine gun / Boing Boing - 0 views

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    "brings a fully robotic weaponry system to an airborne platform. TIKAD, "
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The world's most automated country moves toward setting a 'robot tax' - 0 views

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    "A new proposal could see the country reduce the amount of tax benefits for companies that invest in automated machinery."
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Google's New Algorithm Makes Your Photos Perfect-Before You Take Them | WIRED - 0 views

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    "Researchers from MIT and Google recently showed off a machine learning algorithm capable of automatically retouching photos just like a professional photographer. Snap a photo and the neural network identifies exactly how to make it look better-increase contrast a smidge, tone down brightness, whatever-and apply the changes in less than 20 milliseconds."
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Chinese chatbots are revolting against the Communist Party - 0 views

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    "The chatbots - BabyQ and the Microsoft-created XiaoBing - were yanked from Chinese messaging app QQ, according to the Financial Times, after they started providing answers that weren't satisfactory to the glorious party. 

    According to FT, BabyQ would answer the question, "Do you love the Communist Party?" with "No." XiaoBing's transgressions were a bit more direct, declaring for some users "My China dream is to go to America" and answering other patriotic questions with "I'm having my period, wanna take a rest.""
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Google says AI better than humans at scrubbing extremist YouTube content | Technology |... - 0 views

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    "Google has pledged to continue developing advanced programs using machine learning to combat the rise of extremist content, after it found that it was both faster and more accurate than humans in scrubbing illicit content from YouTube."
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The World's First Autonomous Ship Will Set Sail In 2018 - 0 views

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    "The ship will be equipped with a GPS and various types of sensors, including lidar, radar, and cameras-much like self-driving cars. The ship will be able to steer itself through the sea, avoid other ships, and independently dock itself."
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Researchers shut down AI that invented its own language - 0 views

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    " The observations made at Facebook are the latest in a long line of similar cases. In each instance, an AI being monitored by humans has diverged from its training in English to develop its own language. The resulting phrases appear to be nonsensical gibberish to humans but contain semantic meaning when interpreted by AI "agents." "
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disney research tracks your emotions while watching movies - 0 views

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    "the facial recognition system was tested by disney research using infrared hi-def cameras that capture people's faces while watching movies like 'big hero 6', 'the jungle book' and 'star wars: the force awakens'. the results showcased 16 million facial landmarks from 3,179 viewers demonstrating a 'very strong predictive performance'. to do so, the AI software takes the faces of people and understands how many of them are laughing, how wide are their eyes, and the different expressions they make."
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Grocery stocking robot is about to eradicate thousand's of minimum wage jobs -- Society... - 0 views

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    "Each 30-pound robot is equipped with sensors to help it navigate the store's layout and avoid bumping into customers' carts. When it detects product areas that aren't fully stocked, the data is shared with store management staff so the retailer can make changes, said Dave Steck, Schnuck Markets' vice president of IT and infrastructure."
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Techniques for reliably fooling AI machine-vision classifiers / Boing Boing - 0 views

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    "The Open AI researchers were intrigued by a claim that self-driving cars would be intrinsically hard to fool (tricking them into sudden braking maneuvers, say), because "they capture images from multiple scales, angles, perspectives, and the like.""
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