Tag Archives: Facebook

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 9-16

Lots of great activity this week. Notable developments include Alibaba’s reveal of its massive research arm, the UAE’s Centennial 2070 objectives and Marvelstone Group’s plans for the largest AI hub in the world to be built in Singapore. Company highlights/other Facebook launches two datasets to improve AI video analysis The Scenes, Objects, and Actions dataset… Read More »