The Matrix reached US cinemas just over 20 years ago and articulated society’s fear of the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential to overpower the human.
Alexa is listening for your commands, and so, reportedly are thousands of Amazon staff and contractors who are amassing speech data to improve the smart speaker’s responsiveness. This latest news about Alexa’s human assistants has raised by Alexa privacy concerns.
Starship Technologies has announced that it has reached a major milestone: completing over 50,000 commercial deliveries.
AI journalism is now being used to provide local and hyper local news in the UK, with the commercial rollout of Reporters and Data and Robots (RADAR).
Artificial intelligence (AI) in the near future is going to be more focused on ‘specific intelligence’, moving toward a world where AI simplifies and improves every aspect of our daily lives: from the phones we carry and cameras we use to the TVs we watch, the cars we drive, the software we use and even
Researchers have created artificial intelligence (AI) software that identifies the make and model of cardiac rhythm devices – such as pacemakers – in seconds, massively speeding up treatment times in potentially life-threatening conditions.
IT decision makers are overwhelmingly concerned that the issue of AI ethics in business is not being given adequate attention, with 94% saying there needs to be greater corporate responsibility.
A breakthrough in chip security that allows vulnerabilities in new computer chip designs to be identified before they can be discovered by hackers has been developed by an international team of scientists.
Students at Northern Arizona University now have no excuse to skip breakfast, because an autonomous delivery robot can bring it to their door “within minutes”.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to deliver huge savings for businesses, but what about the 1.5 million workers at high risk of losing their job to automation?
Analysis by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) has warned that 1.5 million jobs are at high risk of job automation, presenting a significant threat to the overall workforce.
GPU maker NVIDIA has created software for autonomous vehicles that adds an extra safety net to prevent collisions.
With less than 500 days to go until the 2020 Olympic Games, The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place in Tokyo has launched the new Tokyo 2020 Robot Project designed to showcase the country’s cutting-edge robotics technology.
Self-driving car development is progressing rapidly, but cybersecurity remains a significant concern, with GlobalData highlighting the need to protect against driverless car cyberattacks as “critical” to public acceptance of the technology.
Researchers have repurposed a Netflix algorithm designed to predict users’ film preferences to assist with biological image analysis.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced the development of an AI-controlled robotic limb that can learn over time as part of a wider project targeting the development of true lifelong machine learning.
Hackers are using AI to attack and exploit computers and devices with increased effect, but adversarial AI pits artificial intelligence against itself in our defence.
An NHS trust is to trial software robots to automate administrative parts of its corporate services arm.
Frills and robotics are not two words that traditionally go together, but new research suggests that the robots of the future could have frilly surfaces to help them move.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the world of business at an incredible pace, but there are some fantastic resources available to those that don’t want to get left behind.
Messaging isn’t just a way to chat with shoppers, it’s a powerful way to engage with them and build relationships.
The total investment in driverless technology is $100 billion to date, but money cannot necessarily buy the public’s trust.
Spending on artificial intelligence technology surpassed $200bn in 2018 and is tipped to double by 2025.
What is claimed to be the world’s first full-size autonomous electric bus has been launched today.
Researchers have developed a machine learning model that can classify different types of lung cancer in less than a minute.
An autonomous delivery robot has been announced by leading delivery provider FedEx.
In 2015, Google used an Artificial Intelligence (AI) program called AlphaGo to defeat three-time European Champion Fan Hui in the 2,500-year-old game of Go, a game described as exponentially more complex than chess.
Spending on the Internet of Things is expected to reach $745bn in 2019.
With delays, long queues and paper documents to lose, air travel can be a stressful experience, and with the number of airline passengers expected to reach 8.2 billion by 2037, this is only set to get worse.
“Few people in the world know better than I do what it’s like to have your life’s work threatened by a machine,” says Garry Kasparov.