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Advanced AI able to identify autism speech patterns

A team of researchers, led by academics at Northwestern University, has been able to uncover speech patterns linked to autism in both English and Cantonese. Thanks to machine learning innovations, it is hoped that this breakthrough will be one of many when it comes to improving the understanding of autism. There is also potential for… Read More


Timnit Gebru launches Distributed AI Research Institute

One of the former leaders of Google’s ethics in AI team, Timnit Gebru, recently announced the launch of a new non-profit institute called the Distributed AI Research Institute (DAIR). This move comes a year after Gebru alleged to have been fired from Google over issues relating to the extent to which employees can question the impact of Google technology.


New AI predicts inner feelings from radio signals

“With deep learning we’ve shown we can accurately measure emotions in a subject-independent way, where we can look at a whole collection of signals from different individuals and learn from this data and use it to predict the emotions of people outside of our training database.”


Superintelligent AI would be impossible to control, study claims

The prospect of superintelligent machines escaping human control and running amok has haunted humanity for decades, ever since Alan Turing famously argued mere machines could conceivably demonstrate human-like intelligence.


Q1: Data centre M&A deals have already passed 2019 total

The value of data centre-related M&A deals that closed in the first quarter of 2020 has already exceeded the 2019 total, according to new market data.

Synergy Data published the latest quarterly stats Thursday, just over a month since Digital Realty closed its $8.4 billion acquisition of Interxion.