Study shows AI-generated fake reports fool experts

Study shows AI-generated fake reports fool experts It doesn’t take a human mind to produce misinformation convincing enough to fool experts in such critical fields as cybersecurity. iLexx/iStock via Getty Images Priyanka Ranade, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Anupam Joshi, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Tim Finin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Takeaways · AIs …

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Embrace the unexpected: To teach AI how to handle new situations, change the rules of the game

Embrace the unexpected: To teach AI how to handle new situations, change the rules of the game Most of today’s AI’s come to a grinding halt when they encounter unexpected conditions, like a change in the rules of a game. LightFieldStudios/iStock via Getty Images Mayank Kejriwal, University of Southern California My colleagues and I changed a …

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Love in the time of algorithms: would you let artificial intelligence choose your partner?

Love in the time of algorithms: would you let artificial intelligence choose your partner? Shutterstock David Tuffley, Griffith University It could be argued artificial intelligence (AI) is already the indispensable tool of the 21st century. From helping doctors diagnose and treat patients to rapidly advancing new drug discoveries, it’s our trusted partner in so many ways. …

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COVID-19 has made Americans lonelier than ever – here’s how AI can help

The pandemic has contributed to chronic loneliness. Digital tools like video chat and social media help connect people who live or quarantine far apart. But when those friends or family members are not readily available, artificial intelligence can step in.

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Love in the time of algorithms: would you let artificial intelligence choose your partner?

Love in the time of algorithms: would you let artificial intelligence choose your partner? Shutterstock David Tuffley, Griffith University It could be argued artificial intelligence (AI) is already the indispensable tool of the 21st century. From helping doctors diagnose and treat patients to rapidly advancing new drug discoveries, it’s our trusted partner in so many …

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It takes a lot of energy for machines to learn – here’s why AI is so power-hungry

It takes a lot of energy for machines to learn – here’s why AI is so power-hungry Data centers like this Google facility in Iowa use copious amounts of electricity. Chad Davis/Flickr, CC BY-SA Kate Saenko, Boston University This month, Google forced out a prominent AI ethics researcher after she voiced frustration with the company for …

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In a battle of AI versus AI, researchers are preparing for the coming wave of deepfake propaganda

In a battle of AI versus AI, researchers are preparing for the coming wave of deepfake propaganda AI-powered detectors are the best tools for spotting AI-generated fake videos. The Washington Post via Getty Images John Sohrawardi, Rochester Institute of Technology and Matthew Wright, Rochester Institute of Technology An investigative journalist receives a video from an …

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How artificial intelligence systems could threaten democracy

How artificial intelligence systems could threaten democracy Steven Feldstein, Boise State University U.S. technology giant Microsoft has teamed up with a Chinese military university to develop artificial intelligence systems that could potentially enhance government surveillance and censorship capabilities. Two U.S. senators publicly condemned the partnership, but what the National Defense Technology University of China wants …

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Meet AICAN, a machine that operates as an autonomous artist

Meet AICAN, a machine that operates as an autonomous artist ‘Psychedelic,’ an image created by the algorithm AICAN. Ahmed Elgammal, Author provided Ahmed Elgammal, Rutgers University Leer en español. When artificial intelligence has been used to create works of art, a human artist has always exerted a significant element of control over the creative process. …

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Detecting ‘deepfake’ videos in the blink of an eye

Cover Photo: Anonymous computer hacker by Tarik Haiga on Unsplash Detecting ‘deepfake’ videos in the blink of an eye It’s actually very hard to find photos of people with their eyes closed. Bulin/Shutterstock.com Siwei Lyu, University at Albany, State University of New York A new form of misinformation is poised to spread through online communities …

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