Nov 23, 2018
In the latest news, Andy and Dave discuss Microsoft’s announcement that it will sell artificial intelligence and other advanced technology to the Pentagon; Google is giving $25M to projects that use artificial intelligence for humanitarian projects; Stanford announces the Human-Centered AI initiative; AdaNet offers fast and flexible AutoML with “learning guarantees;” and a “human brain” supercomputer (using neuromorphic computing) with 1 million processors is switched online for the first time. In other stories, Andy and Dave discuss the AI-generated portrait that sold at a Christie’s auction for $432,500. MIT Media Lab announces the results of their “Moral Machine” experiment, which asked people around the globe to choose how a self-driving vehicle should behave in different moral dilemmas. And GoogleAI describes its “fluid annotation” method, an exploratory machine language-powered interface for faster image annotation.