Farhad’s, Mike’s and Cade’s Week in Tech: More Uber, With a Dash of Amazon by FARHAD MANJOO, MIKE ISAAC and CADE METZ


By FARHAD MANJOO, MIKE ISAAC and CADE METZ

And a discussion of how Facebook is harnessing artificial intelligence — well, almost — to take on “hard questions.”

Published: June 16, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Daily Report: An Industry’s Center of Influence Shifts by JIM KERSTETTER


By JIM KERSTETTER

Some of the most innovative work in artificial intelligence is being done a long way from Silicon Valley, just as the United States turns inward.

Published: May 29, 2017 at 02:00PM

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AlphaGo Shows How Far Artificial Intelligence Has Come by PUI-WING TAM


By PUI-WING TAM

The computer program DeepMind’s AlphaGo has defeated the top-ranked Chinese Go player, Ke Jie, in the first match of a three-game series.

Published: May 22, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Meet the People Who Train the Robots (to Do Their Own Jobs) by DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

Before the machines become smart enough to replace humans, as some people fear, they need to be taught.

Published: April 27, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Tech Roundup: Canada Spends to Keep A.I. Experts Home by PUI-WING TAM


By PUI-WING TAM

Canadian researchers have played a major role in developing artificial intelligence. Now the government is helping to create research centers to retain them.

Published: April 9, 2017 at 02:00PM

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