Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

Commercial software is nearly flawless at telling the gender of white men, a new study says. But not so for darker-skinned women.

Published: February 8, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have. by SUI-LEE WEE and PAUL MOZUR


By SUI-LEE WEE and PAUL MOZUR

While the United States is focused on reining in costs, Chinese tech firms are looking to build the hospital of the future using artificial intelligence.

Published: January 30, 2018 at 02:00PM

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IBM May Finally Stop Shrinking. But Is It a Turnaround? by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

For five and half years IBM has reported a steady erosion of revenue, a losing streak that analysts predict will end on Thursday.

Published: January 16, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Google Sells A.I. for Building A.I. (Novices Welcome) by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

With a new cloud-computing service, businesses can build their own artificial intelligence algorithms, even if they have little experience with the technology.

Published: January 16, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Busting the Myths About A.I. Invading Our Lives by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

Cade Metz, a technology reporter for The Times, assesses the pitfalls of A.I. and the possibilities that Skynet will rule us.

Published: December 12, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Apple Postpones Release of HomePod Speaker by BRIAN X. CHEN


By BRIAN X. CHEN

Apple had said its HomePod speaker, a response to Amazon’s Echo, would debut this year. Now it won’t be released till early next year.

Published: November 16, 2017 at 02:00PM

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A.I. Researchers Leave Elon Musk Lab to Begin Robotics Start-Up by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

Pieter Abbeel, a Berkeley professor, is part of the team that has started Embodied Intelligence to make it possible for robots to learn on their own.

Published: November 5, 2017 at 02:00PM

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