UK government uses AI to block jihadist content
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Rudd claims she can block Isis from the Internet

The UK government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed and is thinking of forcing companies to use it.

AI is still half baked
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Friday, 09 February 2018 12:01

AI is still half baked


Deep learning is shallower and more hyped than Italian television

AI is set to be a massive disappointment for those who think it is going to take over the world.

Ford patents police car which issues tickets without stopping you
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It can also plan ambushes

Ford has developed a patent for a police car that issues tickets without even pulling you over and an use AI to find good hiding spots to catch traffic violators.

AI might have a few problems with older shoppers
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Better things to do

Less than half of older shoppers are comfortable with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the future, according to new research into online fashion buying.

UK and France ally over AI
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Thursday, 25 January 2018 10:37

UK and France ally over AI


Brexit backdoor remaining

While the UK government is frantically trying to show that it is really about Brexit, it is apparently doing deals with the French on artificial intelligence, data, cybersecurity, digital government and tech skills.

Nvidia will have two big GPUs in 2018
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 09:48

Nvidia will have two big GPUs in 2018


Ampere and the gaming GPU

There have been many reports that Nvidia’s next generation technology will be codenamed Ampere and we want to set one thing straight. The successor of Volta is an AI/ML chip and not a GPU - just like Volta never was.

Google freezes Project Tango development
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Monday, 18 December 2017 10:55

Google freezes Project Tango development


Can't bear augmented reality hardware any more

Search engine outfit Google has dealt a blow to those who want to see AR everywhere by pulling the plug on its Project Tango.

Google provides details of TPU2
Published in Processors
Thursday, 14 December 2017 16:07

Google provides details of TPU2


Sexed up AI chip

Google has come up with a few more details of its second-generation Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU2.

AI might falter due to human shortage
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Wednesday, 06 December 2017 12:29

AI might falter due to human shortage


Market demand for millions

A new report from Chinese tech giant Tencent said that there are only 300,000 “AI researchers and practitioners” worldwide, but the “market demand” is for millions of roles.

Google’s AI builds better AI
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Monday, 04 December 2017 10:11

Google’s AI builds better AI


We don’t need no humans


In a sign that eventually machines will outclass humanity, Google’s AI has managed to create an AI that is better than anything a human designed.