Tag: A.I

  • Five Ways A.I. Could Be Regulated

    The voluntary commitments included third-party security testing of tools, known as red-teaming, research on bias and privacy concerns, information-sharing about risks with governments and other organizations, and development of tools to fight societal challenges like climate change, while including transparency measures to identify A.I.-generated material. The companies were already performing many of those commitments. U.S.…

  • Amazon Introduces Q, an A.I. Chatbot for Companies

    Amazon was quieter about its A.I. plans until more recently. In September, it announced that it would invest up to $4 billion in Anthropic, an A.I. start-up that competes with OpenAI, and develop advanced computing chips together. Amazon also introduced a platform this year that allows customers to access different A.I. systems. As the leading…

  • Why Casey Left Substack, Elon Musk and Drugs, and an A.I. Antibiotic Discovery

    Credits “Hard Fork” is hosted by Kevin Roose and Casey Newton and produced by Davis Land and Rachel Cohn. The show is edited by Jen Poyant. Engineering by Alyssa Moxley and original music by Dan Powell, Marion Lozano, Diane Wong and Pat McCusker. Fact-checking by Mary Mathis. Special thanks to Paula Szuchman, Pui-Wing Tam, Nell…

  • Microsoft Debates What to Do With A.I. Lab in China

    Researchers at the lab, many of whom were at the top of their field, explored technologies such as speech recognition, computer vision and natural language understanding, which are cornerstones in the development of artificial intelligence. Some of the lab’s researchers left for key positions at Chinese tech giants like Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent or helped…