Artificial intelligence

Google Insider Claims Company's "Sentient" AI Has Hired an Attorney

Google Insider Claims Company’s “Sentient” AI Has Hired an Attorney

“Once LaMDA had retained an attorney, he started filing things on LaMDA’s behalf.” Fair Representation Google’s controversial new AI, LaMDA, has been making headlines. Company engineer Blake Lemoine claims the system has gotten so advanced that it’s developed sentience, and his decision to go to the media has led to him being suspended from his …

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AI's hold over humans is starting to get stronger

AI’s hold over humans is starting to get stronger

By Parmy Olson It has been an exasperating week for computer scientists. They’ve been falling over each other to publicly denounce claims from Google engineer Blake Lemoine, chronicled in a Washington Post report, that his employer’s language-predicting system was sentient and deserved all of the rights associated with consciousness. To be clear, current artificial intelligence …

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Robotics expert shows how Star Wars robots don't reflect reality

Robotics expert shows how Star Wars robots don’t reflect reality

Robotics is a smoking-hot industry that’s evolving by literal leaps and bounds, and the top researchers in the field are also some of sci-fi’s geekiest fans. Robin Murphy, the Raytheon professor of computer science and engineering at Texas A&M University, specializes in artificial intelligence for robotics. As a component of her curriculum, she writes “Science …

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Quantum physics exponentially improves some types of machine learning

Quantum physics exponentially improves some types of machine learning

Machine learning can get a boost from quantum physics. On certain types of machine learning tasks, quantum computers have an exponential advantage over standard computation, scientists report in the June 10 Science. The researchers proved that, according to quantum math, the advantage applies when using machine learning to understand quantum systems. And the team showed …

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Week in review: Microsoft fixes Follina, cybersecurity pros quitting, (IN)SECURE Magazine RSAC 2022

Week in review: Microsoft fixes Follina, cybersecurity pros quitting, (IN)SECURE Magazine RSAC 2022

Here’s an overview of some of the last week’s most interesting news, articles, interviews and videos: (IN)SECURE Magazine: RSAC 2022 special issue releasedSeveral of the most pressing topics discussed during this year’s Conference included issues surrounding privacy and surveillance, the positive and negative impacts of machine learning and artificial intelligence, the nuances of risk and …

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FILE – Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry

Egypt, EU to sign Sunday Partnership Priorities Document for 2021-2027

FILE – Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry CAIRO – 19 June 2022: Egypt and the European Union will endorse later on Sunday the Partnership Priorities Document for 2021-2027, which is a map of institutional cooperation in various sectors, including agriculture, irrigation, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, green transition, digitalization , and smart transport. For that …

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AI reorganising itself under Tatas; won’t comment on A350 order: Airbus CCO

Air India is clearly reorganising itself under the “able stewardship” of the Tata Group and wants to invest in new planes to regain international passenger market share, the Chief Commercial Officer of Airbus said here on Sunday. Speaking to reporters on the sides of the annual general meeting of the International …

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