Who is liable when robots and AI get it wrong? – The Australian

Who is liable when robots and AI get it wrong?The AustralianAs autonomy and self-learning capabilities increase, robots and intelligent AI systems will feel less and less like machines and tools, as outlined in my previous column. Self-machine learning capabilities have … Read More

DARPA researchers want to know how and why machine learning algorithms get it wrong – MedCity News

MedCity News DARPA researchers want to know how and why machine learning algorithms get it wrongMedCity NewsThey want to produce “explainable AI” systems that can convert complex computer language into easy to understand the logic of how they arrived at … Read More

5 things everyone gets wrong about artificial intelligence and what that means for our future – Business Insider

Business Insider 5 things everyone gets wrong about artificial intelligence and what that means for our futureBusiness InsiderMa and Swisher are echoing the rampant hyperbole of business and political commentators and even many technologists—many of whom seem to conflate AI, … Read More

Can the robot in your life learn right from wrong? – The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review Can the robot in your life learn right from wrong?The Australian Financial ReviewLast northern summer the White House commissioned four workshops for experts to discuss this moral dimension to robotics. As Rosalind Picard, director of the … Read More

People are scared of artificial intelligence for all the wrong reasons – Quartz

Quartz People are scared of artificial intelligence for all the wrong reasonsQuartzRobots at home are scarier than AI-infused systems used for policing and healthcare. (Royal Society). Participants in the survey were most worried by the notion that a robot, acting … Read More

Teaching robots right from wrong – Science News for Students (blog)

Science News for Students (blog) Teaching robots right from wrongScience News for Students (blog)Instead of trying to write their own rules for Nao, the Andersons instead turned to machine learning. This is a technique that allows a computer or robot … Read More

Noah Smith: What’s wrong with Bill Gates’ idea of taxing robots? – Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

The Hill (blog) Noah Smith: What’s wrong with Bill Gates’ idea of taxing robots?Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)The rise of machine learning has increased the fear that many humans could simply become obsolete — for example, 3.5 million American truck drivers might … Read More

What’s wrong with Bill Gates’ idea of taxing robots – The Straits Times

What’s wrong with Bill Gates’ idea of taxing robotsThe Straits TimesIt’s easy to see why the tech world is worried. The rise of machine learning has increased the fear that many humans could simply become obsolete – for example, 3.5 … Read More