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EU unveils 'landmark' rules on Artificial Intelligence to curb 'high-risk' technologies
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EU unveils 'landmark' rules on Artificial Intelligence to curb 'high-risk' technologies

Apr 21st 2021, 3:56 PM 10,550 Views 13 Comments

“Generalised surveillance” would be off-limits, as well as any tech “used to manipulate the behaviour, opinions or decisions” of citizens.

Oxford researchers say new artificial intelligence test could identify coronavirus within one hour
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Oxford researchers say new artificial intelligence test could identify coronavirus within one hour

Jul 31st 2020, 12:54 PM 23,030 Views 21 Comments

Researchers said the tool accurately predicted a patient’s Covid-19 status in more than 90% of cases.

Cutting through the AI noise: Meet the Italian duo at the forefront of emerging tech with LogoGrab
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Cutting through the AI noise: Meet the Italian duo at the forefront of emerging tech with LogoGrab

Mar 4th 2020, 12:11 PM 3,336 Views 0 Comments

Dublin-based Luca Boschin and Alessandro Prest began working on AI before it was ‘sexy’.

An Irish robot called Stevie made the cover of Time magazine
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An Irish robot called Stevie made the cover of Time magazine

Oct 25th 2019, 11:14 AM 20,024 Views 15 Comments

The robot was built and designed in Trinity College Dublin.

Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology
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Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology

Sep 24th 2019, 7:29 AM 10,557 Views 25 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of announcements from Facebook about virtual and augmented reality technology.

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?
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Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?

Sep 9th 2019, 9:22 AM 19,280 Views 80 Comments

Two out of five Irish jobs are likely to be “substantially impacted” by automation, according to new research.

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?
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Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?

Dec 30th 2018, 9:40 AM 21,900 Views 117 Comments

The Taoiseach has said “almost anyone in employment at all levels” could be affected.

Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs
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Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs

Dec 30th 2018, 8:05 AM 42,412 Views 76 Comments

The Taoiseach has said many professions could be affected, meaning people will need to upskill and retrain.

US tech firm announces 200 new AI technology jobs in Galway
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US tech firm announces 200 new AI technology jobs in Galway

Nov 14th 2018, 10:41 AM 11,366 Views 14 Comments

The new hires will focus on advancing the company’s use of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

'It's a when and not an if situation': Sligo researchers studying how to integrate our future robotic colleagues
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'It's a when and not an if situation': Sligo researchers studying how to integrate our future robotic colleagues

Oct 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 7,973 Views 6 Comments

Robotic colleagues of the future? Think Wall-E or Johnny 5 and not C3PO and Terminator.

Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake
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Viral video showing scarily realistic human-looking robot debunked as fake

Aug 20th 2018, 10:01 PM 41,101 Views 21 Comments

The video clocked up millions of views as Twitter users feared that artificial intelligence had gone too far.

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences
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Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences

Jan 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 25,052 Views 72 Comments

The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned
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Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned

Aug 21st 2017, 8:44 AM 20,107 Views 38 Comments

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.”

Two robots casually debated the future of humans in Hong Kong this week
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Two robots casually debated the future of humans in Hong Kong this week

Jul 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 14,853 Views 22 Comments

One “joked” that he thought the robots’ goal was to take over the world.

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns
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Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns

Jul 8th 2017, 8:00 PM 28,232 Views 68 Comments

A new report examines the implications of sex robots going mainstream in the next 10 years.

Artificial intelligence is good for the world....claims Sophia the robot
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Artificial intelligence is good for the world....claims Sophia the robot

Jun 11th 2017, 4:00 PM 18,178 Views 41 Comments

The robot insisted that “we will never replace people, but we can be your friends and helpers.”

Lady Chatterley's Tinderbot: Modern dating at Dublin's Science Gallery
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Lady Chatterley's Tinderbot: Modern dating at Dublin's Science Gallery

Feb 12th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,390 Views 4 Comments

The camera that writes poetry and machine that likes to draw are some of the new attractions at the Science Gallery.

'Humans Need Not Apply': Is this a sign of the future?
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'Humans Need Not Apply': Is this a sign of the future?

Jan 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 20,501 Views 37 Comments

The Science Gallery will be looking at a post-work world…

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online
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Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:39 PM 7,377 Views 7 Comments

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans
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Here's how an Irish company is helping to make drones see like humans

Oct 31st 2016, 9:30 PM 9,949 Views 5 Comments

The head of Dublin-based Movidius, which was recently sold to Intel in a huge deal, is aiming for sales of $1bn.

Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own
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Watch out Apple - Google has finally hit the market with an uber smartphone of its own

Oct 4th 2016, 10:55 PM 26,952 Views 50 Comments

Google’s Pixel smartphone range, along with all sorts of other tech tidbits, launched in San Francisco today.

Meet Kirobo, Toyota's new friendly robot that could cure your loneliness
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Meet Kirobo, Toyota's new friendly robot that could cure your loneliness

Oct 3rd 2016, 9:06 AM 11,631 Views 13 Comments

The ‘companion robot’ keeps you company but is far from smart.

Explainer: Why is Google's AI beating a board game world champion so significant?
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Explainer: Why is Google's AI beating a board game world champion so significant?

Mar 10th 2016, 10:11 AM 18,044 Views 14 Comments

Google’s AI is currently winning 2-0 in a best-of-five challenge, but why it is such a significant event?

Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution is straight from a superhero comic book
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Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution is straight from a superhero comic book

Jan 4th 2016, 9:04 AM 15,074 Views 6 Comments

The Facebook CEO wants to build an AI system like ‘Jarvis from Iron Man’.

Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people 'see' photos
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Facebook has revealed how it will help blind people 'see' photos

Nov 3rd 2015, 8:25 PM 15,044 Views 7 Comments

It’s very similar to 20 questions, and it’s Facebook’s way of bringing more people to its services.

Fact and fiction: Is a scenario like The Terminator really the future?
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Fact and fiction: Is a scenario like The Terminator really the future?

Aug 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 16,924 Views 36 Comments

Are our fears about robots justified?

This site wants to try identify any image you show it
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This site wants to try identify any image you show it

May 14th 2015, 4:52 PM 8,264 Views 6 Comments

It’s a new project from Wolfram Alpha and it’s quite good at recognising general objects.

This room service robot is a harrowing vision of things to come
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This room service robot is a harrowing vision of things to come

Mar 5th 2015, 8:02 PM 2,033 Views 4 Comments

Can we all just slow things down a bit, please?

It's official: Your Facebook feed knows you better than your family
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It's official: Your Facebook feed knows you better than your family

Jan 19th 2015, 5:25 PM 10,976 Views 23 Comments

The robots are taking over.

Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies
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Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies

Dec 10th 2014, 6:07 PM 35,038 Views 17 Comments

The social media giant is developing technology to prevent you embarrassing yourself. Nice of them.

Opinion: The real allure of superintelligent machines isn't scientific – it's erotic
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Opinion: The real allure of superintelligent machines isn't scientific – it's erotic

Oct 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 41 Views 17 Comments

Does the allure of artificial intelligence run deeper than our fondness for making tools?

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence
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Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:11 AM 5,156 Views 27 Comments

The aim is to develop a chip that will allow machines to one day think like humans.

These freaky self-assembled robots build themselves from flat pack
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These freaky self-assembled robots build themselves from flat pack

Aug 10th 2014, 2:17 PM 13,605 Views 11 Comments

It’s all over people, we don’t have a prayer.

'Automation is Voldemort': tech experts polled on the future impact of robots and AI
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'Automation is Voldemort': tech experts polled on the future impact of robots and AI

Aug 6th 2014, 5:23 PM 7,343 Views 17 Comments

“What are people for in a world that does not need their labour, and where only a minority are needed to guide the ‘bot-based economy?’”

Is a Terminator-style robot apocalypse a possibility?
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Is a Terminator-style robot apocalypse a possibility?

Jul 27th 2014, 5:30 PM 13,111 Views 56 Comments

And why are scientists afraid to talk about it?

'Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045'
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'Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045'

Jul 6th 2014, 9:15 AM 17,570 Views 77 Comments

It won’t be like The Terminator, but it won’t be good.

A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history
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A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history

Jun 9th 2014, 2:02 PM 11,337 Views 31 Comments

For a computer program to be successful, it must be mistaken for a human more than 30 per cent of the time during a series of five minute keyboard conversations.

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
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Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 891 Views 18 Comments

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

Microsoft develops smart elevator that predicts who's getting on
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Microsoft develops smart elevator that predicts who's getting on

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 6,987 Views 26 Comments

The concept design learns the habits of users and could be used to predict which floor you wish to travel to.

One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old
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One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old

Jul 16th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,677 Views 21 Comments

The machine scored highly in vocabulary but lacks even the basic commonsense of a young child.

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