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Elon Musk backing Artificial Intelligence research group to develop a new robot

A high-profile artificial intelligence research group backed by Elon Musk said it is developing a robot. OpenAI, which formed in December, said on Monday that it’s working on creating an “off-the-shelf” robot that others can manufacture. The idea is to make design a robot outside of a corporate umbrella as a way to speed innovation… via […]

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This software that helps predict criminal behavior is under fire for having a ‘racist’ algorithm

Source: TechInsider by Rafi Letzter Software used across the US to help predict whether people who end up in courtrooms, jails, and prisons are likely to commit more crimes appears to be biased against black people, according to a sweeping, thorough ProPublica investigation. The software, which is designed by several for-profit and nonprofit groups, looks at […]

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