Artificial Intelligence

What is AI? It's the quest to build machines that can reason, learn, and act intelligently, and it has barely begun. We cover the latest advances in machine learning, neural networks, and robots.

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Having mastered Space Invaders, chess, and Go, AI tackles video soccer

Google’s artificial-intelligence researchers have created a football simulator for training the next generation of machine-learning algorithms.

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Nvidia just made it easier to build smarter chatbots and slicker fake news

Chip maker Nvidia is betting that AI’s language skills will advance rapidly—it’s releasing a powerful tool for putting together chatty programs.

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A startup that marries AI with empathy is helping women conceive

Univfy uses machine learning to give women personalized predictions—and a sense of hope—for their chances of having a baby.

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These companies claim to provide “fair-trade” data work. Do they?

Companies like CloudFactory, iMerit, and Samasource promise data sets provided by workers who are well paid and cared for. It’s not an easy business.

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