Ai articles

Weekend Open Forum: Tech blunders of 2016

We’ve seen a fair share of technological progress and innovations in 2016, but in order to move forward, you will occasionally have to deal with some bumps on the road as well. Some companies were confronted with this reality in…

Opinion: This AI boom will also bust

Imagine an innovation in pipes. If this innovation were general, something that made all kinds of pipes cheaper to build and maintain, the total benefits could be large, perhaps even comparable to the total amount we spend on pipes today...

Beauty contest's AI judge accused of racism

Last month, the first international beauty competition to be judged by an artificial intelligence took place. 600,000 people from 100 countries entered the contest, with algorithms picking male and female winners from the five age categories. But Beauty.AI’s creators are…