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What’s happened in AI: February 9-17

Company developments: Yandex shows off the first tests of self-driving cars on Moscow roads – Feb. 16, 2018 (TechCrunch) Russian search and internet services giant Yandex has been working on its autonomous driving program, and its most recent achievement is a public self-driving pilot of its self-driving test car in Moscow, the first such test… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: November 2017

Saudi Arabia bestows citizenship on a robot named Sophia Saudi Arabia granted Sophia citizenship, making it the first country to grant a robot the right to citizenship, at least as far as we know Sophia’s capabilities were on display during the Future Investment Initiative summit being OpenAI Director Shivon Zilis explains why AI requires oversight… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: October 17-24

Highlights this week include two major developments from Google, the emergence of Primer from stealth mode and the acquisition of nuTonomy by Delphi for $450mm. On the cultural side of AI, we’ve received news regarding plans for a Black AI workshop in December and another AI chatbot expressing offensive remarks. Personally, these are two examples… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: October 1-October 8

Partnerships SparkCognition and British Army Collaborate to Advance Artificial Intelligence Applications for Defense (10/4/17) The AI company’s Defense team will consult with the British Army on the role of machine learning in military applications and contribute to research on future military planning Policy & Regulation DeepMind announces ethics group to focus on problems of AI… Read More »