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by   -   October 3, 2019

Inspired by a WIRED profile of Karl Friston, Michael Littman and Dave Ackley talk about theories of everything, and theories thereof.

by   -   August 11, 2019

By Jessica Montgomery, Senior Policy Adviser

As concerns about the impact of climate change (PDF) grow, so too is the debate about the environmental impact of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

by   -   July 13, 2019

By Jessica Montgomery, Senior Policy Adviser

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technologies over the last five years have generated great excitement, especially in the areas of health and care.

by   -   June 29, 2019

By Marion Neumann
Welcome to the eighth interview profiling a senior AI researcher. This time we will hear from Leslie Kaelbling, Panasonic Professor of Computer Science and Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT.

by   -   June 1, 2019

In March of this year I was lucky to travel to my first academic conference (thanks very much to EPSRC Rise and AAAI). Feeling a little bit nervous, extremely jet-lagged, and completely in awe of Stanford’s gorgeous campus, I attended the symposium on “Interpretable AI for Well-Being: Understanding Cognitive Bias and Social Embeddedness”.

by   -   April 22, 2019
Black microphone stands on the desk. Interview, copy space.

By Marion Neumann
Welcome to the eighth interview in our series profiling senior AI researchers. This month we are especially happy to interview our SIGAI advisory board member, Thomas Dietterich, Director of Intelligent Systems at the Institute for Collaborative Robotics and Intelligence Systems (CoRIS) at Oregon State University.

by   -   April 11, 2019

In the 1980s and 1990s, several researchers (most notably Todd LaPorte, Gene Rochlin, and Karlene Roberts) undertook the study of human organizations that operate high-risk systems while achieving very low error rates. They called these organizations “High Reliability Organizations” (or HROs), and they tried to characterize what aspects of these organizations accounted for their high reliability.

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