Self-driving cars may soon be able to make moral and ethical decisions as humans do

Public Release: 5-Jul-2017   New study demonstrating that human ethical decisions can be implemented into machines has strong implications for managing the moral dilemmas autonomous cars may face on the road Frontiers Can a self-driving vehicle be moral, act like humans do, or act like humans expect humans to? Contrary to previous thinking, a ground-breaking…

Google says its artificial intelligence has taught itself to ‘translate between languages that it doesn’t even know’ | Daily Mail Online

‘Zero-shot translation’ can translate between languages it doesn’t know Deep-learning researchers developed Google Neural Machine Translation GNMT developed algorithm that ‘self-teaches’ it to translate languages  By ARIEL ZILBER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM PUBLISHED: 10:58 EST, 27 November 2016 | UPDATED: 14:11 EST, 27 November 2016 Google has built an algorithm that enables it to translate between languages…

Major breakthrough in Cyborg Technology

Public Release: 15-Nov-2016 Researchers create living bio-hybrid system Interdisciplinary approach makes linking biological materials and electronic devices possible American Institute of Physics   These are immunofluorescence analysis of SH-SY5Y cells treated for 5 days with 10uM Retinoic Acid and 50ng/ml BDNF for the next 3 days. The DAPI fluorescence stain is blue and Beta-tubulin is…

New artificial intelligence beats tactical experts in combat simulation

Public Release: 27-Jun-2016   University of Cincinnati Retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee, in a flight simulator, takes part in simulated air combat versus artificial intelligence technology developed by a team comprised of industry, US Air Force and University of Cincinnati representatives. Credit: Lisa Ventre, University of Cincinnati; Distribution A: Approved for public…

Artificial intelligence replaces physicists

Public Release: 16-May-2016   Physicists are putting themselves out of a job, using artificial intelligence to run a complex experiment Australian National University Physicists are putting themselves out of a job, using artificial intelligence to run a complex experiment. The experiment, developed by physicists from The Australian National University (ANU) and UNSW ADFA, created an…

Using stories to teach human values to artificial intelligence

Public Release: 12-Feb-2016   Georgia Institute of Technology Caption The Quixote system by researchers Mark Riedl and Brent Harrison teaches robots how to behave like the protagonist when interacting with humans and is as part of a larger effort to build an ethical value system into new forms of artificial intelligence. Credit: Georgia Tech The…

UW roboticists learn to teach robots from babies

Public Release: 1-Dec-2015 Collaboration combines child development research with machine learning approaches University of Washington A collaboration between UW developmental psychologists and computer scientists aims to enable robots to learn in the same way that children naturally do. The team used research on how babies follow an adult’s gaze to ‘teach’ a robot to perform…