AI

AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 6: Can it reason?
AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 6: Can it reason? 3000 2000 StJohn Deakins

AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 6: Can it Reason? This is the big one. Machine Learning makes decisions based on patterns that it finds in large amounts of data.…

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AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 2: What Exactly is AI?
AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 2: What Exactly is AI? 300 168 StJohn Deakins

AI, CitizenMe and You. Part 2: What Exactly Is AI (Artificial Intelligence?) So what Exactly is AI (Artificial Intelligence)? Firstly – AI is *not* this: Credit: Terminator (1984) And AI…

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AI, CitizenMe and You: Introduction
AI, CitizenMe and You: Introduction 1280 720 StJohn Deakins

We are all now digital citizens: humans connected through a digital world. Our mission at CitizenMe is to empower all of us Citizens with the true value of our own…

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How does Citizenme empower you? By keeping it simple.
How does Citizenme empower you? By keeping it simple. 640 480 StJohn Deakins

Firstly, a big thank you to those of you who’ve come along to a focus group session recently!  We’re getting ready to release the next stage of the platform and all of…

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Google AI versus the Go grandmaster – who is the real winner?
Google AI versus the Go grandmaster – who is the real winner? 640 353 Neil Lawrence

My latest post on The Guardian: The achievement has been hailed as a breakthrough in artificial intelligence, but computers are much less efficient than us Today we were greeted by…

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OpenAI won’t benefit humanity without data-sharing
OpenAI won’t benefit humanity without data-sharing 1024 566 Neil Lawrence

My latest post for The Guardian: Artificial intelligence experts welcome the launch of the Elon Musk-backed venture, but open algorithms are only the first step There is a common misconception…

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System Zero: What kind of AI have we created?
System Zero: What kind of AI have we created? 500 276 Neil Lawrence

Apparent rapid advances in artificial intelligence are plugging into deep-seated fears we have about the fate of humanity. These fears are not new, they go back as far Kubrick and…

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How to prevent creeping artificial intelligence becoming creepy
How to prevent creeping artificial intelligence becoming creepy 1024 565 Neil Lawrence

My latest post for The Guardian on artificial intelligence: With successful AI emerging slowly and almost without us noticing, we must improve the understanding between human and computer. The traditional…

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Beware the rise of the digital oligarchy
Beware the rise of the digital oligarchy 1024 566 Neil Lawrence

My latest post for The Guardian on the rise of the digital oligarchy: Powerful algorithms are concentrating the ownership of personal data in few hands. We need rights to control…

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