Pentagon Will Expand AI Project Prompting Protests at Google

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At Google’s campus in Mountain View, California, executives are trying to assuage thousands of employees protesting a contract with the Pentagon’s flagship artificial-intelligence initiative, Project Maven. Thousands of miles away, algorithms developed under Project Maven–which includes companies other than Google–are helping war fighters identify potential ISIS targets in video from drones. The controversy around Silicon […]

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AI Has a Hallucination Problem That’s Proving Tough to Fix

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Tech companies are rushing to infuse everything with artificial intelligence, driven by big leapings in the power of machine learning software. But the deep-neural-network software fueling the excitement has a troubling weakness: Making subtle a modification to images, text, or audio can fool these systems into perceiving things that aren’t there. That could be a […]

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Fifty apps that are reinventing mobile gaming

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Solve a assassination mystery, grow a tree, spend the working day as a sailor, be a spider mobile developers are rethinking everything Innovation is an overused and abused word in the technology industry but if you strip it down to the basic principle of new ideas, its clear that theres a lot of it going […]

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Divorcing: Love Is Dead. Everything Is the Worst. Bye, World.

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After more than a decade of impossibly attractive partnership, the world’s most famous couple is no more. Our obituary for perfect love–which, gulping, clearly doesn’t exist.”> Saving the world while remaining impossibly attractive can put a lot of stress on a couple. And so we just knowing that raising six children while traveling the globe […]

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