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.
What could go possibly wrong?
Ontario’s University of Guelph boffins, who have clearly never read a sci-fi book in their lives, have emerged from their smoke-filled labs claiming to have come close to building an AI which can build more AI.
Old feature gets make-over
Nvidia has a new trick for its GeForce RTX graphics cards by using AI to improve an old feature.
What could go wrong?
Meta boffins are building a new artificial intelligence supercomputer that the company maintains will soon be the fastest in the world.
What could go wrong
Chinese boffins have created an AI that can reportedly identify crimes and file charges against criminals.
HBM2 Purpose-built for HPC and big data
Xilinx has introduced the most powerful accelerator card ever purpose-built for HPC and big data workloads. It will launch with the Alveo U55C to target even bigger big data workloads from its predecessor. The new card uses new HBM2 memory, doubles the capacity, and uses a new form factor.
Even the doctors
AI systems being developed to diagnose skin cancer run the risk of being less accurate for people with dark skin, research suggests.
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Devices are rapidly becoming smart, and the Oclean brand is bringing you a new smart toothbrush and several other smart and connected dental hygiene devices. The company is currently running a sales action. If you become a member of the Oclean club, You will get 100 points after joining, redeeming a $5 coupon for all products.
It is all communist
Tech billionaire Peter Thiel and big fan of Donald Trump has warned people that they should be terrified of “communist totalitarian technology” and "believes that people should be worried about 'surveillance AI' rather than the much feared artificial general AI.