A Harvard medical student submitted auto-generated comments to Medicaid; volunteers couldn’t distinguish them from those penned by humans.
But it’s still using intonation and behavior to assist with hiring decisions.
Jason Furman, a top economic adviser to President Obama, says good ideas come from everywhere—but Trump has dissuaded tech workers from coming to the US.
David Silver of DeepMind, who helped create the program that defeated a Go champion, thinks rewards are central to how machines—and humans—acquire knowledge.
A top Trump adviser outlines a blueprint for experimenting with wireless tech on bases and using software to counter China’s lead in hardware.
A big study by the US Census Bureau finds that only about 9 percent of firms employ tools like machine learning or voice recognition—for now.
Many so-called “quantitative funds” that mine historical data to make trading decisions fared poorly in March, when stocks fell sharply amid coronavirus fears.
A new paper argues that the computing demands of deep learning are so great that progress on tasks like translation and self-driving is likely to slow.
Divisions over technical standards and the role of China’s Huawei are jeopardizing the rollout of superfast connections.
Artificially intelligent camera systems look for defects and misplaced parts in many industries. The coronavirus pandemic makes them extra useful.