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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A neural network can help spot Covid-19 in chest x-rays

COVID-Net could help scientists develop an AI tool that can pick up telltale signs.

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Over 24,000 coronavirus research papers are now available in one place

The data set aims to accelerate scientific research that could fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Lie detectors have always been suspect. AI has made the problem worse.

An in-depth investigation into artificial-intelligence-based attempts to recognize deception.

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AI could help with the next pandemic—but not with this one

Some things need to change if we want AI to be useful next time, and you might not like them.

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