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Intelligent Machines

The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes

Fake video clips made with artificial intelligence can also be spotted using AI—but this may be the beginning of an arms race.


This new blockchain-based betting platform could cause Napster-size legal headaches

Augur lets people bet on events and pays whoever gets it right—so of course they’re wagering on the deaths of Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos.

Intelligent Machines

An AI-driven robot hand spent a hundred years teaching itself to rotate a cube

A reinforcement-learning algorithm allows Dactyl to learn physical tasks by practicing them in a virtual-reality environment.

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