Tag Archives: UK

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: January 15 – 22

This past week has featured a lot of developments in autonomous vehicles. Also noteworthy to highlight Congressman John K. Delaney’s open letter to congress to start working on AI policy. Fundraising / investment Self-driving car startup Pony.ai raises over $100 million – (01/17/18) Pony.ai, a year-old California-based self-driving car startup, announced it recently completed a… 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 »