Trump administration unveils order to prioritise and promote AI
Published in AI


Wants to replace all those jobs in the rust belt with nice new machines

US President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is going to force federal government agencies to dedicate more resources and investment into research, promotion and training on artificial intelligence (AI).

Top AI computer made by the US government
Published in AI
Monday, 04 February 2019 12:32

Top AI computer made by the US government


Here comes the flood, we say good-bye to flesh and blood.

A project in eastern Tennessee quietly exceeded the scale of any corporate AI lab and it was run by the US government.

Chinese kids building AI weapons
Published in AI
Thursday, 08 November 2018 11:59

Chinese kids building AI weapons


Recruited straight from school

Some of China's smartest students have been recruited straight from high school to begin training as the world's youngest AI weapons scientists.

AI has hit a learning barrier
Published in AI
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 12:04

AI has hit a learning barrier


Computer Science boffin warns of disaster in the making

A professor of Computer Science at Portland State University has warned that machine learning algorithms don't yet understand things the way humans do -- with sometimes disastrous consequences.

Huawei's artificial intelligence is universal
Published in AI
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 22:07

Huawei's artificial intelligence is universal


The firm makes a lot more than just mobile phones

At yesterday's Mate20 jamboree, Fudzilla had a chance to interview a senior executive about the artificial intelligence built into its mobile devices and it transpired there's a lot more to its AI than meets the eye.

Amazon fires misogynistic AI
Published in AI
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 11:18

Amazon fires misogynistic AI


Refused to recruit women due to problems with its motherboard

Amazon.com machine-learning specialists have discovered that the flash new AI engine which was supposed to be looking after their recruiting didn't like women.

Alibaba develops AI inference chip
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:01

Alibaba develops AI inference chip


Out next year

Alibaba will set up a dedicated chip subsidiary and aims to launch its first self-developed AI inference chip in the second half of 2019 that could be used for autonomous driving, smart cities and logistics.

AI may face public backlash
Published in AI
Thursday, 13 September 2018 11:27

AI may face public backlash


British Science Association predicts a few luddite mobs

The United Kingdom might drift back to the days of the Luddite riots as the public gets really hacked off with AI, warned the British Science Association

AI could get depressed
Published in AI
Friday, 31 August 2018 11:57

AI could get depressed


… have pain in the diodes down its left side

Douglas Adam’s Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy might end up being prophecy as boffins worry about robots developing genuine people personalities and becoming depressed.

What is artificial intelligence?
Published in Reviews
Monday, 27 August 2018 13:11

What is artificial intelligence?


Opinion: Mike Magee digs beneath the surface

Every day, all over the world, numerous politicians gab on and on about artificial intelligence (AI). But what is AI?