Artificial Intelligence News

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AI Safety Highlights from NIPS 2016

This year’s Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference…
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MIRI December 2016 Newsletter

We’re in the final weeks of our push to cover our funding…
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Silo Busting in AI Research

Artificial intelligence may seem like a computer science project,…
Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld. Photo Credit: John P. Johnson.
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Westworld Op-Ed: Are Conscious AI Dangerous?

“These violent delights have violent ends.” With the help…
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Autonomous Weapons: an Interview With the Experts

https://soundcloud.com/futureoflife/heather-roff-and-peter-asaro-on-autonomous-weapons FLI’s…
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The Problem of Defining Autonomous Weapons

What, exactly, is an autonomous weapon? For the general public,…
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Complex AI Systems Explain Their Actions

In the future, service robots equipped with artificial intelligence…
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Who is Responsible for Autonomous Weapons?

Consider the following wartime scenario: Hoping to spare the…
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MIRI'S November 2016 Newsletter

Post-fundraiser update: Donors rallied late last month to…
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Cybersecurity and Machine Learning

When it comes to cybersecurity, no nation can afford to slack…
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Insight From the Dalai Lama Applied to AI Ethics

One of the primary objectives -- if not the primary objective…
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Supervising AI Growth

When Apple released its software application, Siri, in 2011,…
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The Ethical Questions Behind Artificial Intelligence

What do philosophers and ethicists worry about when they consider…
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OpenAI Unconference on Machine Learning

The following post originally appeared here. Last weekend,…
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How Can AI Learn to Be Safe?

As artificial intelligence improves, machines will soon be equipped…
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MIRI October 2016 Newsletter

The following newsletter was originally posted on MIRI's…