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Artificial intelligence

WHY A.I. TRAINED TO RECOGNIZE GIRAFFE TORSOS
1 year ago

WHY A.I. TRAINED TO RECOGNIZE GIRAFFE TORSOS

A new automated method makes it easier for wildlife researchers to use photos to identify the unique markings of individual animals.

“Many researchers need to identify and collect data on …
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Worried about AI taking over the world? You may be making some rather unscientific assumptions
2 years ago

Worried about AI taking over the world? You may be making some rather unscientific assumptions

Should we be afraid of artificial intelligence? For me, this is a simple question with an even simpler, two letter answer: no. But not everyone agrees – many people, including …
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Killer robots, free will and the illusion of control
2 years ago

Killer robots, free will and the illusion of control

Control. We all like to think we have it, but is it all just an illusion? It might seem like a very existential question but it plays an important part …
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We all need to forget, even robots
2 years ago

We all need to forget, even robots

We all know what it’s like to forget something. A loved one’s birthday. A childhood memory. Even people capable of extraordinary memory feats– say, memorising the order of a deck of …
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Artificial intelligence helps with earlier detection of skin cancer
2 years ago

Artificial intelligence helps with earlier detection of skin cancer

New technology being developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo and the Sunnybrook Research Institute is using artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect melanoma skin cancer earlier.

The technology …
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Why we don’t trust robots
2 years ago

Why we don’t trust robots

Robots raise all kinds of concerns. They could steal our jobs, as some experts think. And if artificial intelligence grows, they might even be tempted to enslave us, or to …
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