Robots for tutoring? The desire to keep pace with technological change should not eclipse larger questions about how children's development is impacted.
AlphaZero is a machine capable of defeating the most complex board games for the human mind, based only on its own learning experience, not on accumulated human knowledge.
Beware of the blind use of artificial intelligence: used as a "magic wand", for example in an autonomous car, it presents risks.
Artificial intelligence techniques like deep learning and reinforcement learning are getting increasingly advanced and capable of helping people with a wide range of complex tasks.
With artificial intelligence, machines can now examine thousands of medical images for signs of disease. Will this technology replace doctors – or work side by side with them?
The chatbot industry sees more data as the answer to building a truly conversational system. But the industry may be teaching chatbots the wrong thing.
Thanks to new deep-learning techniques, AI has the potential to analyse, improve and contribute to the process of human discussion.
Computers today are fast and powerful but they still can't think like a human when it comes to some tasks we find easy. That's why tech companies are turning to neuroscience for help.
Smart machines are about to usher in the age of Industry 4.0.
The artificial intelligence that beat a world master at the game of Go is now to be directed at more complex global problems. So what can we expect?
While there is currently interest interest in artificial intelligence, it offers limited achievements, such as the autonomous car. Tomorrow, machines will learn alone and forge solutions.
Important advances have been made in the areas of automatic language processing and emotional computing, and that could have big implications for business.
A man was recently sent to prison for six years at least in part by the recommendation of a private company’s secret proprietary software.
Born in the 1950s, the concept of an artificial neural network has progressed considerably. Today, known as "deep learning", its uses have expanded to many areas, including finance.
For a driverless car to be safer than one driven by a person it must know what's going on around it. But making a system that can "see" is a challenge for tech companies.
How can you prepare for the coming AI revolution? Here's a handy survival guide.
Together, three recent events mark a crucial turning point in the development of autonomous cars: They are both safer and more advanced than ever before.
Artificial intelligence is already transforming a range of industries but it has still to make an impact on healthcare. So what's the hold up?
Two simple yet powerful things students can do to ensure that they have a transformative undergraduate experience, no matter where they go to college.
Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.