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# artificial-intelligence - 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 23,000 Views 20 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - 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’.

# artificial-intelligence - Friday 25 October, 2019

An Irish robot called Stevie made the cover of Time magazine
# Hot Or Bot
# Hot Or Bot

An Irish robot called Stevie made the cover of Time magazine

Oct 25th 2019, 11:14 AM 19,928 Views 15 Comments

The robot was built and designed in Trinity College Dublin.

# artificial-intelligence - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology
# CTRL-Labs
# CTRL-Labs

Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology

Sep 24th 2019, 7:29 AM 10,549 Views 25 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of announcements from Facebook about virtual and augmented reality technology.

# artificial-intelligence - 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 19,268 Views 80 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - 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 21,892 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 42,335 Views 77 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - 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 11,364 Views 14 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - 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 7,943 Views 6 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - Monday 20 August, 2018

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake
# The Robots Aren't Coming
# The Robots Aren't Coming

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake

Aug 20th 2018, 10:01 PM 41,097 Views 21 Comments

The video clocked up millions of views as Twitter users feared that artificial intelligence had gone too far.

# artificial-intelligence - 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 25,024 Views 72 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - Monday 21 August, 2017

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned

Aug 21st 2017, 8:44 AM 20,107 Views 38 Comments

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.”

# artificial-intelligence - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Two robots casually debated the future of humans in Hong Kong this week
# Real Talk
# Real Talk

Two robots casually debated the future of humans in Hong Kong this week

Jul 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 14,841 Views 22 Comments

One “joked” that he thought the robots’ goal was to take over the world.

# artificial-intelligence - 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 28,202 Views 70 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - 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 18,086 Views 41 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - 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 11,387 Views 4 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - Monday 2 January, 2017

'Humans Need Not Apply': Is this a sign of the future?
# Robot Says Yes
# Robot Says Yes

'Humans Need Not Apply': Is this a sign of the future?

Jan 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 20,476 Views 37 Comments

The Science Gallery will be looking at a post-work world…

# artificial-intelligence - 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 7,370 Views 7 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - 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 9,948 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.

# artificial-intelligence - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own
# Google Pixel
# Google Pixel

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own

Oct 4th 2016, 10:55 PM 26,933 Views 50 Comments

Google’s Pixel smartphone range, along with all sorts of other tech tidbits, launched in San Francisco today.

# artificial-intelligence - Monday 3 October, 2016

Meet Kirobo, Toyota's new friendly robot that could cure your loneliness
# Faithful Companion
# Faithful Companion

Meet Kirobo, Toyota's new friendly robot that could cure your loneliness

Oct 3rd 2016, 9:06 AM 11,629 Views 13 Comments

The ‘companion robot’ keeps you company but is far from smart.

# artificial-intelligence - 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 18,043 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?

# artificial-intelligence - Monday 4 January, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution is straight from a superhero comic book
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution is straight from a superhero comic book

Jan 4th 2016, 9:04 AM 15,069 Views 6 Comments

The Facebook CEO wants to build an AI system like ‘Jarvis from Iron Man’.

# artificial-intelligence - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people 'see' photos
# 20 Questions
# 20 Questions

Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people 'see' photos

Nov 3rd 2015, 8:25 PM 15,026 Views 7 Comments

It’s very similar to 20 questions, and it’s Facebook’s way of bringing more people to its services.

# artificial-intelligence - 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 16,901 Views 36 Comments

Are our fears about robots justified?

# artificial-intelligence - Thursday 14 May, 2015

This site wants to try identify any image you show it
# Machine Learning
# Machine Learning

This site wants to try identify any image you show it

May 14th 2015, 4:52 PM 8,264 Views 6 Comments

It’s a new project from Wolfram Alpha and it’s quite good at recognising general objects.

# artificial-intelligence - Thursday 5 March, 2015

This room service robot is a harrowing vision of things to come
# Robo-butler
From The Daily Edge
# Robo-butler

This room service robot is a harrowing vision of things to come

Mar 5th 2015, 8:02 PM 2,033 Views 4 Comments

Can we all just slow things down a bit, please?

# artificial-intelligence - 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 10,975 Views 23 Comments

The robots are taking over.

# artificial-intelligence - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies
# No Selfie Control
From The Daily Edge
# No Selfie Control

Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies

Dec 10th 2014, 6:07 PM 35,016 Views 17 Comments

The social media giant is developing technology to prevent you embarrassing yourself. Nice of them.

# artificial-intelligence - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Opinion: The real allure of superintelligent machines isn't scientific – it's erotic
# Sex And Science
# Sex And Science

Opinion: The real allure of superintelligent machines isn't scientific – it's erotic

Oct 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 38 Views 17 Comments

Does the allure of artificial intelligence run deeper than our fondness for making tools?

# artificial-intelligence - 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 5,155 Views 27 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - Sunday 10 August, 2014

These freaky self-assembled robots build themselves from flat pack
# Man V Machine
# Man V Machine

These freaky self-assembled robots build themselves from flat pack

Aug 10th 2014, 2:17 PM 13,603 Views 11 Comments

It’s all over people, we don’t have a prayer.

# artificial-intelligence - 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 7,324 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?’”

# artificial-intelligence - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Is a Terminator-style robot apocalypse a possibility?
# Terminator
# Terminator

Is a Terminator-style robot apocalypse a possibility?

Jul 27th 2014, 5:30 PM 12,999 Views 56 Comments

And why are scientists afraid to talk about it?

# artificial-intelligence - 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 17,509 Views 77 Comments

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

# artificial-intelligence - Monday 9 June, 2014

A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history

Jun 9th 2014, 2:02 PM 11,336 Views 31 Comments

For a computer program to be successful, it must be mistaken for a human more than 30 per cent of the time during a series of five minute keyboard conversations.

# artificial-intelligence - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
# CyberPsychology
# CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 744 Views 18 Comments

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# artificial-intelligence - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Microsoft develops smart elevator that predicts who's getting on
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft develops smart elevator that predicts who's getting on

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 6,986 Views 26 Comments

The concept design learns the habits of users and could be used to predict which floor you wish to travel to.

# artificial-intelligence - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old

Jul 16th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,677 Views 21 Comments

The machine scored highly in vocabulary but lacks even the basic commonsense of a young child.

# artificial-intelligence - Saturday 23 June, 2012

WATCH: How to solve the Alan Turing Google Doodle
# Enigma
# Enigma

WATCH: How to solve the Alan Turing Google Doodle

Jun 23rd 2012, 4:12 PM 8,558 Views 7 Comments

Puzzles on the search engine’s website are commemorating the 100th anniversary of Turing’s birth.

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