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A Google Brain Program Is Learning How to Program

The idea of using machine learning to teach programs how to automatically write or modify code has always been tempting for computer scientists.

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DeepMind AI Flunks High School Math Test

DeepMind trained and tested its neural model by first collecting a dataset consisting of different types of mathematics problems. Rather than crowd-sourcing, they synthesized the dataset to generate a larger number of training examples, control the difficulty level and reduce training time.

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AI Fools’ Day: Tech Giants’ Top Pranks

Today is April Fool’s Day, and despite Microsoft’s efforts to ban such pranks, many tech companies could not resist joining in the centuries-old spoofing tradition. However, given the already incredible achievements of cutting-edge AI technologies, some of today’s hoaxes actually look pretty convincing.

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Robots Vs Robocalls

Robots pitching politics, charities, sales, surveys, and scams of every stripe and in every tongue. Increasingly that’s the voice on the other end of a global citizen’s next incoming telephone call.