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# ai - Friday 31 July, 2020

Oxford researchers say new artificial intelligence test could identify coronavirus within one hour
# Covid19
# Covid19

Oxford researchers say new artificial intelligence test could identify coronavirus within one hour

Jul 31st 2020, 12:54 PM 23,034 Views 21 Comments

Researchers said the tool accurately predicted a patient’s Covid-19 status in more than 90% of cases.

# ai - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Cutting through the AI noise: Meet the Italian duo at the forefront of emerging tech with LogoGrab
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

Cutting through the AI noise: Meet the Italian duo at the forefront of emerging tech with LogoGrab

Mar 4th 2020, 12:11 PM 3,336 Views 0 Comments

Dublin-based Luca Boschin and Alessandro Prest began working on AI before it was ‘sexy’.

# ai - Friday 21 February, 2020

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'

Feb 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 334 Views 0 Comments

The European Commission unveiled a slate of proposals this week on data rules and AI.

# ai - Monday 17 February, 2020

EU threatens big tech companies with 'stricter' regulation following meeting with Zuckerberg
# Social Media
# Social Media

EU threatens big tech companies with 'stricter' regulation following meeting with Zuckerberg

Feb 17th 2020, 5:46 PM 17,412 Views 21 Comments

Zuckerberg has recently asked governments to strengthen how online media is regulated.

# ai - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters

Feb 4th 2020, 7:14 AM 5,734 Views 17 Comments

The move comes amid growing concern about so-called “deepfake” videos altered by using artificial intelligence.

# ai - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

Artificial intelligence beats doctors in breast cancer diagnosis

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:55 AM 20,907 Views 45 Comments

A new study has found that an AI system can better identify cancer in mammograms.

# ai - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020

Dec 29th 2019, 4:00 PM 68 Views 0 Comments

AI, edge computing and drones: It’s going to be an interesting new year.

# ai - Friday 20 December, 2019

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020

Dec 20th 2019, 12:04 PM 942 Views 0 Comments

AI, edge computing and drones: It’s going to be an interesting new year.

# ai - Monday 9 September, 2019

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?

Sep 9th 2019, 9:22 AM 19,283 Views 80 Comments

Two out of five Irish jobs are likely to be “substantially impacted” by automation, according to new research.

# ai - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says
# Study
# Study

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:54 AM 24,612 Views 30 Comments

The report surveyed major players from the tech sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons.

# ai - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Artificial intelligence is going to transform business, not just in Ireland, but across the world
# Insights And Opinion
# Insights And Opinion

Artificial intelligence is going to transform business, not just in Ireland, but across the world

Jul 4th 2019, 10:03 AM 295 Views 0 Comments

Here are the steps that Irish companies should take to unlock AI’s potential.

# ai - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Meet Stevie II - Ireland's first AI robot designed to help care for older people
# AI
# AI

Meet Stevie II - Ireland's first AI robot designed to help care for older people

May 15th 2019, 5:55 PM 9,829 Views 19 Comments

The technology behind the new robot has been tested with Irish seniors, and was unveiled to the media today.

# ai - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?

Dec 30th 2018, 9:40 AM 21,900 Views 117 Comments

The Taoiseach has said “almost anyone in employment at all levels” could be affected.

Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs
# Mr Roboto
# Mr Roboto

Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs

Dec 30th 2018, 8:05 AM 42,412 Views 76 Comments

The Taoiseach has said many professions could be affected, meaning people will need to upskill and retrain.

# ai - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

US tech firm announces 200 new AI technology jobs in Galway
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

US tech firm announces 200 new AI technology jobs in Galway

Nov 14th 2018, 10:41 AM 11,366 Views 14 Comments

The new hires will focus on advancing the company’s use of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

# ai - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'It's a when and not an if situation': Sligo researchers studying how to integrate our future robotic colleagues
# Robot Workmates
# Robot Workmates

'It's a when and not an if situation': Sligo researchers studying how to integrate our future robotic colleagues

Oct 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 7,978 Views 6 Comments

Robotic colleagues of the future? Think Wall-E or Johnny 5 and not C3PO and Terminator.

# ai - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences

Jan 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 25,052 Views 72 Comments

The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

# ai - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns
# AI
# AI

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns

Jul 8th 2017, 8:00 PM 28,233 Views 68 Comments

A new report examines the implications of sex robots going mainstream in the next 10 years.

# ai - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Artificial intelligence is good for the world....claims Sophia the robot
# Sophia's Choice
# Sophia's Choice

Artificial intelligence is good for the world....claims Sophia the robot

Jun 11th 2017, 4:00 PM 18,182 Views 42 Comments

The robot insisted that “we will never replace people, but we can be your friends and helpers.”

# ai - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

A Google AI beat the world's best player at this ancient Chinese board game
# Alphago
# Alphago

A Google AI beat the world's best player at this ancient Chinese board game

May 23rd 2017, 11:58 AM 8,977 Views 15 Comments

“I feel like his game is more and more like the ‘Go god’. Really, it is brilliant,” the player said.

# ai - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Lady Chatterley's Tinderbot: Modern dating at Dublin's Science Gallery
# The Future Is Here
# The Future Is Here

Lady Chatterley's Tinderbot: Modern dating at Dublin's Science Gallery

Feb 12th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,390 Views 4 Comments

The camera that writes poetry and machine that likes to draw are some of the new attractions at the Science Gallery.

# ai - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU

Jan 12th 2017, 4:55 PM 14,103 Views 66 Comments

An EU committee has made a raft of recommendations about the future of AI.

# ai - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Amazon's 'Alexa' device could have evidence on the death of a man found in a hot tub
# She's Listening
# She's Listening

Amazon's 'Alexa' device could have evidence on the death of a man found in a hot tub

Dec 29th 2016, 8:41 AM 23,447 Views 20 Comments

Prosecutors want Amazon to see if there are potential clues on the device.

# ai - Friday 2 December, 2016

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:39 PM 7,377 Views 7 Comments

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

# ai - Monday 31 October, 2016

Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans
# Hardware
# Hardware

Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans

Oct 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 9,949 Views 5 Comments

The head of Dublin-based Movidius, which was recently sold to Intel in a huge deal, is aiming for sales of $1bn.

# ai - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Tech billionaire believes robots will reduce us to the role of a 'house cat'
# Who's A Good Boy
# Who's A Good Boy

Tech billionaire believes robots will reduce us to the role of a 'house cat'

Jun 2nd 2016, 10:06 AM 16,904 Views 45 Comments

And that’s the good scenario.

# ai - Monday 16 May, 2016

These are some of the odder training methods used to make smarter computers
# Unconventional
# Unconventional

These are some of the odder training methods used to make smarter computers

May 16th 2016, 2:02 PM 8,649 Views 1 Comment

Training up artificial intelligence takes a lot of work, and it means putting it in sometimes unconventional situations.

# ai - Friday 22 April, 2016

Robots will learn to play Doom the same way humans do
# Quick Learner
# Quick Learner

Robots will learn to play Doom the same way humans do

Apr 22nd 2016, 4:04 PM 7,576 Views 15 Comments

They will then compete against each other in a competition to see who’s the best.

# ai - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Microsoft pulls 'teen girl' chatbot after it learned to become a racist in just a day
# Tay
# Tay

Microsoft pulls 'teen girl' chatbot after it learned to become a racist in just a day

Mar 26th 2016, 2:40 PM 23,244 Views 42 Comments

Not a great start.

# ai - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Explainer: Why is Google's AI beating a board game world champion so significant?
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Explainer: Why is Google's AI beating a board game world champion so significant?

Mar 10th 2016, 10:11 AM 18,044 Views 14 Comments

Google’s AI is currently winning 2-0 in a best-of-five challenge, but why it is such a significant event?

# ai - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Wikipedia's newest editors aren't even human
# Spot The Difference
# Spot The Difference

Wikipedia's newest editors aren't even human

Dec 2nd 2015, 4:05 PM 6,805 Views 17 Comments

The new AI system will spot errors to help reduce the workload for its human editors.

# ai - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Facebook will be killing off those annoying Candy Crush Saga invites
# Sweet Relief
# Sweet Relief

Facebook will be killing off those annoying Candy Crush Saga invites

Oct 28th 2015, 10:35 AM 7,865 Views 11 Comments

As well as another feature you probably forgot about.

# ai - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Fact and fiction: Is a scenario like The Terminator really the future?
# Bad Robots
# Bad Robots

Fact and fiction: Is a scenario like The Terminator really the future?

Aug 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 16,926 Views 36 Comments

Are our fears about robots justified?

# ai - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Some of the world's top scientists think it's judgement day in the battle against robo-killers
# Taking No Chances
# Taking No Chances

Some of the world's top scientists think it's judgement day in the battle against robo-killers

Jul 28th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,621 Views 24 Comments

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak are all on board.

# ai - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones
# Looking Up
# Looking Up

Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones

Mar 26th 2015, 9:31 PM 15,560 Views 24 Comments

The social media giant has laid out three core priorities for the company over the coming years.

# ai - Monday 19 January, 2015

It's official: Your Facebook feed knows you better than your family
# Status Update
# Status Update

It's official: Your Facebook feed knows you better than your family

Jan 19th 2015, 5:25 PM 10,977 Views 23 Comments

The robots are taking over.

# ai - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Explainer: Why IBM could hold the keys to smarter apps and services
# AI
# AI

Explainer: Why IBM could hold the keys to smarter apps and services

Dec 13th 2014, 6:30 PM 6,745 Views 6 Comments

Its artificial intelligence Watson is one of the most powerful devices out there, but how will it tie into our day-to-day lives?

# ai - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence
# AI
# AI

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:11 AM 5,156 Views 27 Comments

The aim is to develop a chip that will allow machines to one day think like humans.

# ai - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

'Automation is Voldemort': tech experts polled on the future impact of robots and AI
# Robots
# Robots

'Automation is Voldemort': tech experts polled on the future impact of robots and AI

Aug 6th 2014, 5:23 PM 7,344 Views 17 Comments

“What are people for in a world that does not need their labour, and where only a minority are needed to guide the ‘bot-based economy?’”

# ai - Sunday 6 July, 2014

'Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045'
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

'Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045'

Jul 6th 2014, 9:15 AM 17,573 Views 77 Comments

It won’t be like The Terminator, but it won’t be good.

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