Category: Science

Can YOU tell the difference? Creepy website uses AI to create ‘deepfake’ photos of humans who don’t exist

Can YOU tell the difference? Creepy website uses AI to create ‘deepfake’ photos of humans who don’t exist

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL A new website lets users click through an endless library of fake human faces created by artificial intelligence. Called ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com, the results are startlingly lifelike and may make you question what’s real and what isn’t. Every time a user refreshes their […]

Researchers develop a new type of nano computer chip that uses transistors made from AIR

Researchers develop a new type of nano computer chip that uses transistors made from AIR

Natural News | Source URL Transistor technology got a much-needed speed upgrade thanks to Australian researchers. Their experimental nano-sized computer chip doesn’t have any silicon in it. Instead, the space normally occupied by semiconductor material is left open to air. Electrons that go through those air gaps move much faster than they […]

Pentagon releases blueprint for accelerating artificial intelligence

Pentagon releases blueprint for accelerating artificial intelligence

Zachary Fryer-Biggs | Center for Public Integrity | Source URL The Pentagon made public for the first time on Feb. 12 the outlines of its master plan for speeding the injection of artificial intelligence (AI) into military equipment, including advanced technologies destined for the battlefield. By declassifying key elements of […]

Trump signs ‘American AI Initiative’ executive order to prioritize federal funding for artificial intelligence research

Trump signs ‘American AI Initiative’ executive order to prioritize federal funding for artificial intelligence research

Xeni Jardin | Boing Boing | Source URL There aren’t many details in Trump’s “American A.I. Initiative,” but the point appears to be: send a message of technological dominance to China. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday intended to boost America’s global position in artificial intelligence. While nothing […]

Trump to create American AI Initiative with executive order

Trump to create American AI Initiative with executive order

cNet | Source URL President Donald Trump is directing federal agencies to focus on artificial intelligence (AI), multiple outlets have reported. The Trump administration is going to create the American AI Initiative with an executive order on Monday, according to the New York Times and Reuters. The order won’t include specific funding […]

China and the US are dominating the global artificial intelligence race with more AI patents and dedicated institutions than anywhere else in the world, says UN

China and the US are dominating the global artificial intelligence race with more AI patents and dedicated institutions than anywhere else in the world, says UN

Peter Lloyd | The Daily Mail | Source URL China and the United States are leading the way in the quest to dominate the world of artificial intelligence, a study by the United Nations has found. It found US tech giants IBM and Microsoft had the largest AI portfolios, with […]

Zap: How Electric Therapy Is Curing Navy SEALs of PTSD … And Could Remake Brain Science

Zap: How Electric Therapy Is Curing Navy SEALs of PTSD … And Could Remake Brain Science

Patrick Tucker | DefenseOne | Source URL Hundreds of vets have tried out an experimental new treatment that could change how the world addresses mental disorders. Tony didn’t know what to expect when he walked into the Brain Treatment Center in San Diego, California, last spring. The former Navy SEAL only […]