Apple in a panic after key staffers revolt
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We don’t want to come back to the flying saucer

Yesterday we reported out Apple backpedalled over its insistence that its staff return to the flying saucer and stop working from home.

Deepmind rubbish at spotting sexual harassment
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In this case it is a human problem

It is starting to look like the humans behind AI are worse than the actual technology as a former DeepMind employee has blasted the AI lab for being “grossly inadequate" in dealing with internal sexual harassment.

AI software helps date and decode ancient Greek texts
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Reconstructing works destroyed by time

AI software can help historians interpret and date ancient texts by reconstructing works destroyed over time, according to a new paper published in Nature.

DeepMind AI can code like an average developer
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Thursday, 03 February 2022 12:25

DeepMind AI can code like an average developer


Is that a good thing?

DeepMind has created an AI system named AlphaCode that it says "writes computer programs at a competitive level." Of course, it didn't say what sort of competition. Most developers would do well in an inhaling pizza competition, or most doughnuts consumed within eight seconds and most of these could be carried out while writing code. 

Google’s Deepmind has key breakthrough
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Tuesday, 01 December 2020 10:31

Google’s Deepmind has key breakthrough


Solves the problem of protein folding and confirms the existance of rice pudding

A 50 year old science problem has been solved and could allow for dramatic changes in the fight against diseases, researchers say.

DeepMind beats 99.8 percent of StarCraft II players
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Grandmaster level

Google's DeepMind today announced a new milestone for its artificial intelligence agents trained to play the Blizzard Entertainment game StarCraft II – it is now a grand master.

DeepMind can spot if your kidneys are in trouble
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Two days earlier

Google’s DeepMind can predict if a patient has potentially fatal kidney injuries 48 hours before many symptoms can be recognised by doctors.

Google’s DeepMind creates a game learning system
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AlphaZero upgrades

Google's AI supreme intelligence DeepMind has created a system that can quickly master any game including chess, Go, and Shogi, and do so without human guidance.

Google Assistant uses AI, machine learning to become people-friendly
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A more personalized, habit-learning version of Google Now

On Tuesday during Google’s Pixel and Home product announcements, the company introduced a new voice-activated version of Google Search called Assistant, featuring a more friendly conversational interface that turns search results into one-sentence answers.