How to stop a robot turning evil? (The Guardian)

Guardian Original Drama returns with a third instalment, a superintelligence sci-fi. It’s 2027 and Mental Endeavours Ltd has a problem with their flagship robot Günther. How do you program an intelligent machine not to annihilate humanity? And if its intelligence is skyrocketing faster than anyone could have predicted, are they about to run out of time? Key credits Director: Dan Susman Producer: Jess Gormley and Michael Tait Graphics: James Armstrong

Can we build an artificial brain?

Films like Ex Machina, AI, and Transcendence revolve around artificial intelligence, and recreating the human brain in electronic form. The question is – can we do such a thing? Simon Clark is a fourth year PhD candidate at the University of Exeter. To film this video, he visited the neuroscience lab at UCL, and worked  with Dr Ali Jennings, who has just started an exciting new project to communicate research

Deep Learning for Self-Driving Cars : Lecture 5

It doesn’t matter if you are beginner or new to machine learning or advanced researcher in the field of deep learning methods and their application, everybody can benefit of Lex Fridman’s course on Deep Learning for Self-Driving Cars. If you are interested in this course, you can go to  and Register an account on the site to stay up-to-date. The material for the course is free and open to the

TensorFlow Dev Summit 2017

The TensorFlow Dev Summit was hosted at Google’s Headquarters in Mountain View, California. TensorFlow team and machine learning experts from around the world met for a full day of technical talks, demos, and conversations. They had an incredible lineup of talks from the TensorFlow team. The keynote was delivered by Jeff Dean followed by technical talks and demos by the product and engineering team. Jeff Dean, Rajat Monga, and Megan Kacholia

Bill Gates: The robot that takes your job should pay taxes

Robots are taking human jobs. But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies’ use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment. In an interview with Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney, Bill Gates explains why robots that take jobs away from people shouldn’t get a free pass when it comes to income tax. It’s a striking position

A DARPA Perspective on Artificial Intelligence

What’s the ground truth on artificial intelligence (AI)? In this video, John Launchbury, the Director of DARPA’s Information Innovation Office (I2O), attempts to demystify AI–what it can do, what it can’t do, and where it is headed. Through a discussion of the “three waves of AI” and the capabilities required for artificial intelligence to reach its full potential, John provides analytical context to help understand the roles artificial intelligence already

Machine Learning: Solving Problems Big, Small, and Prickly

From helping farmers in Japan sort cucumbers to helping doctors in India diagnose eye disease, machine learning is changing the way people — inside and outside of Google — use code to solve problems and improve lives. Google engineers and researchers : Maya Gupta, Jeff Dean, Jay Yagnik, Francoise Beaufays, John Giannandrea, Fernando Pereira, Dana Movshovitz-Attias, Rajat Monga, Lily Peng Maya Gupta “As a kid I was really inspired by

Ford to Invest $1 Billion in AI Start-Up

One of the oldest automakers in the United States is making a billion-dollar bet that one day, owning a car may not be a necessity of American life. Ford Motor announced on Friday its plans to invest $1 billion over the next five years in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence start-up formed in December that is focused on developing autonomous vehicle technology. The move is Ford’s biggest effort to move

Starting from 2017, Top 5 Jobs to be replaced by Artificial Intelligence

Sooner or later, most of our jobs to be stolen by Artificial Intelligence. We are introducing 5 Human Jobs to be Replaced by A.I. 1-Couriers Job by Delivery Drones & Robots Artificial Intelligence -powered Substitutes for Couriers may appear in 2 forms either as a drone in the air or as a robot on the ground. Amazon, DHL, Starship are actively developing the Artificial Intelligence  delivery Tech Courier statistics: Number of

Preparing Our Economy for the Impact of Automation & AI: Robert Reich

Professor Reich comes to Google to discuss the impact of automation & artificial intelligence on our economy. He also provides a recommendation on how we can ensure future technologies benefit the entire economy, not just those at the top. Robert Reich is the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He served as Secretary of Labor