China’s New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Plan was launched in 2017 and lays out an ambitious strategy, which intends to make China one of the world’s premier AI innovation centre by 2030. This Perspective presents the view from a group of Chinese AI experts from academia and industry about the origins of the plan, the motivations and main focus for attention from research and industry.
Expectations are high for AI to help fight COVID-19. But before AI tools can make an impact, global collaboration and high-quality data and model sharing are needed.
An artificial intelligence-based method may infill gaps in historical temperature data more effectively than conventional techniques. Application of this method reveals a stronger global warming trend between 1850 and 2018 than estimated previously.
Contact-tracing apps could help keep countries open before a vaccine is available. But do we have a sufficient understanding of their efficacy, and can we balance protecting public health with safeguarding civil rights? We interviewed five experts, with backgrounds in digital health ethics, internet law and social sciences.
Researchers have developed motion capture technology that enables you to digitize your dog without a motion capture suit and using only one camera.
This may be the year artificial intelligence moves firmly into the enterprise, with big moves from the likes of IBM, Salesforce, and Microsoft.
A new report published by LinkedIn found that AI and machine learning jobs hiring slowed down in the weeks following the COVID-19 outbreak.
Exploring the impact that DeepFake images have on society and how AI has been used to solve the DeepFake problem.
Kalderos, a startup developing a platform that automates drug discount program compliance, raised $28 million in venture capital.
The U.S. NHTSA today detailed AV TEST, a voluntary program that'll allow regulators and companies to provide information about on-the-road testing.
Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer emphasized the importance of diversity and hiring to address algorithmic bias, despite little evident diversity at Facebook.
Researchers from AlgorithmWatch and the European Data Journalism Network found that Instagram's algorithm makes sexy photos more likely to appear at the top of newsfeeds.
A trio of Facebook papers show that the company continues to make progress toward an AI fashion assistant for its billions of users.
Intel researchers propose new hardware approaches to AI challenges in a series of papers presented at the Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits.
The European country’s data protection agency has banned the collection of personal data through the app.
Researchers have used artificial intelligence to reduce the 'communication gap' for nonverbal people with motor disabilities who rely on computers to converse with others.
If Apple is announcing a new processor architecture that will obsolete current Macs, should you still buy a current-model Mac, which is shipping with that soon-to-be-obsolete architecture? We help you decide.
An algorithm developed by neuroinformatics engineers in Bochum estimates age and ethnic origin as exactly as humans do. The researchers are not yet sure which features it interprets.