Mar 09, 2022

5 Posts

Demand For AI Skills Exceeds Supply, Robot Dogs Learn to Fetch, Investor Bots Underperform, Algorithms Shortchange Elders
Mar 09, 2022

Demand For AI Skills Exceeds Supply, Robot Dogs Learn to Fetch, Investor Bots Underperform, Algorithms Shortchange Elders

I’ve always thought that building artificial general intelligence — a system that can learn to perform any mental task that a typical human can — is one of the grandest challenges of our time. In fact, nearly 17 years ago, I co-organized a NeurIPS workshop on building human-level AI.

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Algorithms for the Aged
Mar 09, 2022

Algorithms for the Aged

A report by the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that elders may not receive the full benefit of AI in healthcare. It highlights sources of bias in such systems and offers recommendations for building them.

2 min read
Coordinating Robot Limbs
Mar 09, 2022

Coordinating Robot Limbs

A dog doesn’t think twice about fetching a tennis ball, but an autonomous robot typically suffers from delays between perception and action. A new machine-learning model helped a quadruped robot coordinate its sensors and actuators.

2 min read
Investorbots: Too Good to Be True?
Mar 09, 2022

Investorbots: Too Good to Be True?

Machine learning models aren’t likely to replace human stock-market analysts any time soon, a new study concluded.

2 min read
Help Wanted: AI Developers
Mar 09, 2022

Help Wanted: AI Developers

Hiring managers are struggling to find machine learning engineers amid an ongoing, global talent shortage, Business Insider reported. Some employers are going the extra mile to distinguish themselves from competitors in the eyes of potential employees.

2 min read

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