A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

Tax forms filed by OpenAI provide insight into the enormous salaries and bonuses paid to artificial intelligence specialists across the world.

Published: April 18, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Google Workers Urge C.E.O. to Pull Out of Pentagon A.I. Project by SCOTT SHANE and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI


By SCOTT SHANE and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

Thousands of employees have signed a letter protesting Google’s role in a program that could be used to improve drone strike targeting.

Published: April 3, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Pentagon Wants Silicon Valley’s Help on A.I. by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

Older tech companies have long had ties with military and intelligence. But employees at internet outfits like Google are wary of too much cooperation.

Published: March 14, 2018 at 02:00PM

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To Give A.I. the Gift of Gab, Silicon Valley Needs to Offend You by CADE METZ and KEITH COLLINS


By CADE METZ and KEITH COLLINS

Researchers believe they can improve conversational A.I. systems by letting them talk to people on the internet. But sometimes, these systems can say things that reflect the worst of human nature.

Published: February 20, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Good News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News. by CADE METZ


By CADE METZ

The building blocks of A.I. are becoming more affordable and easier to work with. A new report explains why that opens the door to additional risks.

Published: February 19, 2018 at 02:00PM

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