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AI developed a whole new sport by https://engt.co/2VKUMtJ

“Many existing sports have their roots in hundreds (if not thousands) of years of human tradition. But what if you asked computers to create a sport? You now know how that can turn out. The design agency AKQA has introduced Speedgate, reportedly the first sport envisioned by an AI.”

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The biggest barrier to AI? It may be the AI companies themselves by http://bit.ly/2Ui2b75

“It seems the answer to every problem these days is artificial intelligence. Want to reduce traffic congestion? You need AI. Cut down on fake news? AI. Understand your business better? AI. Create next-generation sliced bread? AI.”

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Pandora to start testing A.I.-powered interactive voice ads by https://ift.tt/2YJuN7F

“Talking to ads may not seem like the ideal way to spend your time when you’re trying to relax to some tunes, but Pandora may soon have you doing just that. The music streaming service is planning to test interactive ads that are designed to encourage responses from listeners.”

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‘Godfathers of AI’ honored with Turing Award, the Nobel Prize of computing by https://ift.tt/2FGpLBL

“The 2018 Turing Award, known as the “Nobel Prize of computing,” has been given to a trio of researchers who laid the foundations for the current boom in artificial intelligence.”

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With facial recognition, shoplifting may get you banned in places you’ve never been by https://ift.tt/2Jrkm58

“At my bodega down the block, photos of shoplifters sometimes litter the windows, a warning to would-be thieves that they’re being watched. Those unofficial wanted posters come and go, as incidents fade from the owner’s memory.”

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A surprising number of people trust AI to make better policy decisions than politicians by https://ift.tt/2FmDz3X

“The Center for the Governance of Change at Spain’s IE University polled 2,500 adults in the UK, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, and the Netherlands in January.”

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Facial Recognition Bill Would Ban Companies From Sharing Your Face Without Consent by https://ift.tt/2TGg3Yn

“Your face may be one in a million, but there are little to no consumer protections regarding how companies using facial recognition technology share your face and other information they capture about you.”

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Are we ready for artificial intelligence? by https://ift.tt/2u5GszK

“A redeeming feature of the digital age is the shortening of time lags between when new technology first appears in developed countries and its adoption across the world.”

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Ford to expand autonomous-car research in race to launch robo-taxi service by https://ift.tt/2CiRupG

“Ford has already set out its ambitious plan to launch taxi and delivery services using autonomous vehicles by 2021, and is working steadily in a bid to achieve its goal. Already testing its autonomous technology in Detroit, Miami, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C.”

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This Cardboard Box Can Tell You What It Sees by https://ift.tt/2UqwCE4

“It wasn’t that long ago that talking to computers was the preserve of movies and science fiction. Slowly, voice recognition improved, and these days it’s getting to be pretty usable. The technology has moved beyond basic keywords, and can now parse sentences in natural language.”

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