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Google Researchers Are Teaching Their AI to Build Its Own, More Powerful AI

Google Researchers Are Teaching Their AI to Build Its Own, More Powerful AI

Google has announced another big push into artificial intelligence, unveiling a new approach to machine learning where neural networks are used to build better neural networks – essentially teaching AI to teach itself. These artificial neural networks are designed to mimic the way the brain learns, and Google says its new technology, called AutoML, can […]

Tech billionaires donate $20m to fund set up to protect society from AI

Tech billionaires donate $20m to fund set up to protect society from AI

The founders of LinkedIn and eBay are donating a combined $20m (£16.4m) to fund academic research aimed at ensuring the safety of artificial intelligences. LinkedIn’s founder Reid Hoffman and the Omidyar network, the philanthropic investment firm set up by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, are donating $10m each to the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence […]