25 Feb 2021

Why Google’s AI ethics blunders are a PR nightmare

Google’s seemingly never-ending AI ethics saga took another turn last week when the company fired Margaret Mitchell, the founder and former co-lead of its ethical AI team. The ousting occurred…

04 Feb 2021

Admissions to AI university courses soar by 400%

A record number of students are enrolled in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-related university courses, new figures from the UK Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) have revealed. Today the UK admissions…

04 Feb 2021

Aflorithmic raises $1.3m for voice-cloning AI

Aflorithmic, a startup that uses artificial intelligence to create synthetic audio for personalised text-to-voice purposes, has raised $1.3m in a seed funding round. The London and Barcelona-based startup said it…

28 Jan 2021

What a Biden presidency means for AI in the US

Understandably, the newly appointed US president, Joe Biden, has not made any explicit announcements about the future of artificial intelligence (AI); he has had more pressing matters to attend to,…