The government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda seems to be taking no account of coming automation.
Ireland is the latest country to make the mistake of thinking that algorithms by themselves are the route to untold prosperity.
Digital assistants have been defaulted to having female voices because of how developers and coders view women’s labour.
Entrepreneurs can create entirely new ways of providing goods and services if they’re adequately trained to take advantage of technological advances.
Autonomous robots hold great promise for the agricultural sector, but it’s vital that the public gets a say in their creation.
As the use of virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa expand in homes and workplaces, designers are working to make voice exchanges more natural.
Through the act of suggesting some words and not others, the predictive text features in our devices change the way we think — and therefore shape our culture.
The algorithm has become a new way of capturing reality automatically, and it demands a heightened ethical engagement with photos.
Automated content moderation using algorithms are quick and cheaper. But, they’re not necessarily better than human beings. They are prone to errors and can impose bias in a systemic scale.
Many other public bodies have flawed and outdated computer systems. How long before something else goes wrong?
Endearing and amusing, AI’s faltering attempts at flirting show how far computer-generated language has come.
The Federal Trade Commission is rattling its saber at the technology industry over growing public concern about biased AI algorithms. Can the agency back up its threats?
The researchers used machine learning to study the 2,000-year-old document.
The strong new laws will ban AI applications believed to violate EU citizens’ fundamental rights.
Emotion recognition technology raises questions about bias, privacy and mass surveillance.
Virtual assistants and robots are frequently given female attributes. To curb the massive use of such gendering in AI, we need to better understand the deep roots of this phenomenon.
Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface technology could bring humans and computers closer together than ever before, and herald a new frontier in healthcare
Artificial intelligence is probably already helping many students write essays. Schools and unis need to start talking about the ethical implications now.
Humans often stumble when they encounter the unexpected, but they tend to adapt and move on. Artificial intelligence systems, not so much.
The public holds self-driving cars to incredibly high safety standards – and we’re working to meet them.