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# ai - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns AI

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns

A new report examines the implications of sex robots going mainstream in the next 10 years.

# ai - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Artificial intelligence is good for the world....claims Sophia the robot

The robot insisted that “we will never replace people, but we can be your friends and helpers.”

# ai - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

A Google AI beat the world's best player at this ancient Chinese board game

“I feel like his game is more and more like the ‘Go god’. Really, it is brilliant,” the player said.

# ai - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Lady Chatterley's Tinderbot: Modern dating at Dublin's Science Gallery

The camera that writes poetry and machine that likes to draw are some of the new attractions at the Science Gallery.

# ai - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU

An EU committee has made a raft of recommendations about the future of AI.

# ai - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Amazon's 'Alexa' device could have evidence on the death of a man found in a hot tub

Prosecutors want Amazon to see if there are potential clues on the device.

# ai - Friday 2 December, 2016

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

# ai - Monday 31 October, 2016

Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans

The head of Dublin-based Movidius, which was recently sold to Intel in a huge deal, is aiming for sales of $1bn.

# ai - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Tech billionaire believes robots will reduce us to the role of a 'house cat'

And that’s the good scenario.

# ai - Monday 16 May, 2016

These are some of the odder training methods used to make smarter computers

Training up artificial intelligence takes a lot of work, and it means putting it in sometimes unconventional situations.

# ai - Friday 22 April, 2016

Robots will learn to play Doom the same way humans do

They will then compete against each other in a competition to see who’s the best.

# ai - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Microsoft pulls 'teen girl' chatbot after it learned to become a racist in just a day Tay

# ai - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Explainer: Why is Google's AI beating a board game world champion so significant?

Google’s AI is currently winning 2-0 in a best-of-five challenge, but why it is such a significant event?

# ai - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

From Business ETC Wikipedia’s newest editors aren’t even human Spot The Difference

Wikipedia’s newest editors aren’t even human

The new AI system will spot errors to help reduce the workload for its human editors.

# ai - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Facebook will be killing off those annoying Candy Crush Saga invites

As well as another feature you probably forgot about.

# ai - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Fact and fiction: Is a scenario like The Terminator really the future?

Are our fears about robots justified?

# ai - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Some of the world's top scientists think it's judgement day in the battle against robo-killers

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak are all on board.

# ai - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones

The social media giant has laid out three core priorities for the company over the coming years.

# ai - Monday 19 January, 2015

It's official: Your Facebook feed knows you better than your family

The robots are taking over.

# ai - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From Business ETC Explainer: Why IBM could hold the keys to smarter apps and services AI

Explainer: Why IBM could hold the keys to smarter apps and services

Its artificial intelligence Watson is one of the most powerful devices out there, but how will it tie into our day-to-day lives?

# ai - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence AI

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence

The aim is to develop a chip that will allow machines to one day think like humans.

# ai - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

‘Automation is Voldemort’: tech experts polled on the future impact of robots and AI

“What are people for in a world that does not need their labour, and where only a minority are needed to guide the ‘bot-based economy?’”

# ai - Sunday 6 July, 2014

‘Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045’

It won’t be like The Terminator, but it won’t be good.

# ai - Monday 27 January, 2014

Google steps up AI efforts with $500 million purchase of DeepMind

The startup specialises in developing human-like artificial intelligence for simulations, e-commerce and games.

# ai - Monday 7 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our round-up of the day’s main stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Artificial intelligence: how close is it to passing the test? AI

Artificial intelligence: how close is it to passing the test?

Some scientists believe that we are closer than ever to achieving artificial intelligence in machines – but questions about what intelligence really is remain.