The Unbearable Awkwardness of Automation

The machine age is changing the nature of work. In the process, it is also transforming buildings, and making them less hospitable for human use.

Samsung’s Latest Venture Fund Us Looking For the Next Big Way to Build AI

The company hopes to find new ways of making decisions with computers.

Google Translate Is Getting An Upgrade

An offline mode could help travelers when they need it most.

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Is Building a Defense Contractor With Consumer Technology

Its first major project: A virtual border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Uber's AI Knows When You're Inebriated

Drunk passengers can be occupational hazards for drivers.

Here’s How Google Pitched AI Tools to Special Operators Last Month

Even as the company drew back from its work on Project Maven, a sales team was going full steam ahead at a big SOF conference.

Google’s New Ethics Rules Forbid Using Its AI For Weapons

Alongside these broad ethical guidelines, Google has also drawn a line in the sand for the AI it will not develop.

AI Needs to Earn Our Trust, Just Like Any Human Relationship

The entire premise behind machine learning is that it learns from failure or success.

Report: Trust in Data, Computing Power Are Keys to Embracing Emerging Tech

Agencies should strengthen endpoints to handle new technologies like AI and extended reality, a report suggests.

For All the Hype, AI Still Hasn’t Impacted the U.S. Economy

It’s still too early to tell what kind of impact the technology might have

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Malfunction, It Was Just Bad

There were no software glitches or sensor breakdowns that led to a fatal crash, merely poor object recognition, emergency planning, system design, testing methodology, and human operation.

This Startup’s Racial-Profiling Algorithm Shows AI Can Be Dangerous Way Before Any Robot Apocalypse

The new algorithm which promises to accurately look at images of people and determine their ethnic background.

The Future of AI Depends on High-School Girls

Women make up one-quarter of computer scientists. But in the field of artificial intelligence those numbers are likely much lower.

A County Using Amazon’s Facial Recognition Worried About Giving Off “A Big Brother Vibe”

The county has reportedly used the facial recognition tools about 20 times per day.

Microsoft Acquired an AI Startup That Helps it Take on Google Duplex

Now it’s just a matter of who can build that technology fastest.

How NATO’s Transformation Chief Is Pushing the Alliance to Keep Up in AI

Experimental robot medics and autonomy-driven base protection highlight NATO’s race to keep up with China, Russia, and the U.S. in emerging technology.