News & Reviews: Artificial Intelligence
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2020
The robots versus humans debacle is an age-old go to for most of the science fiction premises we see today. From the Terminator franchise to Black Mirror, we have seen many portrayals of how Artificial Intelligence or AI could revolutionize the world we live in. As technology advances at breakneck speed, we are on the brink of becoming a society that is wholly dependent on AI. The question is, are we ready for that?
We sat down for an insightful discussion with the one and only Professor Dame Wendy Hall DBE, FRS, FREng of University of Southampton who is a known authority on Artificial Intelligence. Check out our interview with her below on how to get ready for the Age of AI (Spoiler: no homicidal robots or future dystopias involved):
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2020
The developments from Google and Alphabet in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are getting more and more advanced nowadays. It is undeniable the AI projects from the companies have provided many benefits to society, no matter if it's for normal consumer use or professional use. However, the companies’ CEO Sundar Pichai is worried about the technology would be misused in certain aspects, so he wants to bring stronger regulations for the use of AI by working with governments.
Last Updated: Jan 09, 2020
These days, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is doing a lot of work. From excelling in video games to detecting cancers, there is almost nothing the technology can’t do. Now, Warner Bros. Pictures has decided to let AI choose what movies we get to watch as well. The film production company is working with an AI company named Cinelytic to predict what films it’s going to make.
Last Updated: Jan 02, 2020
Google’s DeepMind is not only trained to beat humans in various computer games like what we’ve heard earlier. It turns out the Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be a great contribution to the healthcare industry too. Recently, the AI has ‘beaten’ the doctors by spotting breast cancer more accurately.
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2019
Artificial intelligence in games has become a thing in some circles, with the vaunted AlphaGo even beating a professional Go player in the strategy board game. Now, AI is being made to help you enjoy fantasy text adventures too! We're talking about the OpenAI-based AI Dungeon 2.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2019
McDonald’s recently acquired Apprente, a startup that makes voice-based AI (Artificial Intelligence) conversational systems, perhaps so that an AI would be able to take your order the next time you go through their Drive-Thru. Currently, McDonald’s Drive-Thrus are done via real live people taking your order, but it seems completely possible if we already have Facebook Chat bots in operation.
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2019
So recently, YB Dr. Maszlee Malik, the Minister of Education of Malaysia, and Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail visited China but to different states. YB Dr. Maszlee Malik was in Shenzhen for the closing ceremony of Huawei’s Seeds for the Future, whereas Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail visited Huawei's Beijing Research Center.