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Google Hopes AI Can Turn Search Into a Conversation

The tech giant wants its core product to infer meaning from human language, answer multipart questions—and look more like Google Assistant sounds.Google often uses its annual developer conference, I/O, to showcase artificial...

AI Could Soon Write Code Based on Ordinary Language

Microsoft reveals plans to bring GPT-3, best known for generating text, to programming. “The code writes itself,” CEO Satya Nadella says. In recent years, researchers have used artificial intelligence to improve translation between...

Twitter's Photo Crop Algorithm Favors White Faces and Women

A study of 10,000 images found bias in what the system chooses to highlight. Twitter has stopped using it on mobile, and will consider ditching it on the web.Last fall, Canadian student...

It’s True. Everyone IS Multitasking on Their Video Calls

A Microsoft study finds just how often remote workers multitask during videoconferences—especially when the group is large and the meeting runs long.The etiquette for remote work meetings is weird. You don’t have...

Black and Queer AI Groups Say They'll Spurn Google Funding

The move is the latest fallout following the departures of the heads of the company's ethical AI research team and a recruiter.Three groups focused on increasing diversity in artificial intelligence say they...

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