Category: Artificial Intelligence

Google’s Duplex AI chat bot that ‘rings restaurants to make bookings for you’ is rolling out to Pixel owners in the US

The Daily Mail | Source URL Google has released its artificial intelligence chat agent, Duplex into the wider world despite initial criticism over the technology. Google has expanded the remit of the chat agent, which can arrange appointments over the phone from a ‘small set of trusted users’, to a […]

National biometric database could be on the way (and in private hands)

Greg Nichols | cNet | Source URL AI-based facial recognition and fingerprinting are allowing new levels of authentication, but privacy advocates should be concerned. When a national fingerprinting company joins forces with a startup that authenticates identity using AI-based facial recognition and behavioral prediction in natural settings, the future of […]

Google algorithm can monitor searches for ‘diarrhea’ and other symptoms of food poisoning in real time to warn you of unsafe restaurants

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL Google may soon tell you which restaurants could give you food poisoning. The tech giant is working with Harvard University to develop an algorithm that analyzes Google searches to spot which restaurants might have food safety issues. Researchers say it’s capable […]

A better way to diagnose depression? Scientists can now ‘see’ mood disorders using brain scans

The Daily Mail | Source URL Scientists can now see anxiety and depression by monitoring electrical signals in the brain, which could allow them to better diagnose and treat the mood disorders.   Both conditions are thought to be vastly under-diagnosed, and our methods of detecting them are highly subjective. Without […]

China’s brightest children are being recruited to develop AI ‘killer bots’

Stephen Chen | South China Morning Post | Source URL The 27 boys and four girls, all aged 18 and under, were selected for the four-year “experimental programme for intelligent weapons systems” at the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) from more than 5,000 candidates, the school said on its website. […]

Changing The Dynamics Of Law In India With The Arrival Of Artificial Intelligence And Robotics

Adithya Anil Variath | Activist Post | Source URL Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not an uncommon term, especially to followers of global governance and fintech. The term “Artificial Intelligence” was coined by John McCarthy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially […]