In both debates, the audience voted Project Debater to be worse at delivery but better in terms of the amount of information it conveyed. And despite several robotic slip-ups, the audience voted the AI to be more persuasive (in terms of changing the audience’s position) than its human opponent, Zafrir, in the second debate. … [Read more...] about Man 1, machine 1: landmark debate between AI and humans ends in draw
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Google has data centres in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Sophia Flucker, a director of Operational Intelligence, a UK-based consultancy that helps data centres cut their energy use, said it was feasible that Google had achieved such a big reduction. “I’ve worked with some award-winning data centres, which still had plenty of room for improvement,” she said. … [Read more...] about Google uses AI to cut data centre energy use by 15%
The United States would never allow AI systems to have the power to fire nuclear missiles in any offensive capacity, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work told a conference at the Atlantic Council on March 4. … [Read more...] about US Military Needs to Boost Artificial Intelligence-Human Teamwork
The current wave of android fiction centres on what happens when the line between human and machine becomes blurred. At what point do robots deserve rights: when they reach a certain level of intelligence, or when they develop the capacity for emotion, creativity or free will? In the cold war, when we believed that machines might kill us any minute in the shape of nuclear bombs, our nightmare robots were relentless killing machines such as The Terminator or RoboCop – or the pitiless military droids that hunt down the last remnants of humanity in Metalhead, a recent episode of Black Mirror. Now that technology has enmeshed itself in our lives, it is dawning on us that machines can take over in another way – by encroaching on our humanity. … [Read more...] about Being human: how realistic do we want robots to be?
“By sharing insights about the most valuable skills in the workplace today, our goal is to help more professionals own their careers, cultivating the essential soft skills and most current hard skills.” … [Read more...] about Blockchain, AI and Analytic Reasoning are the most in-demand hard skills for 2020