Artificial intelligence (AI)

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AI and maths to play bigger role in global diplomacy, says expert
Professor of negotiation and conflict management says recent advances mean techniques will be used more

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @11:13 AM

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American schools gave kids laptops during the pandemic. Then they spied on them | Jessa Crispin
According to one survey, 81% of teachers in America said their schools monitor devices. Students are not always aware

Jessa Crispin

11, Oct, 2021 @10:22 AM

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Robots: stealing our jobs or solving labour shortages?
From fast food to farming, Covid-19 has accelerated the rise of the worker robots. This in turn will put more jobs at risk and makes the need to reframe society ever more urgent

Martin Ford

02, Oct, 2021 @5:00 PM

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The truth about artificial intelligence? It isn't that honest | John Naughton
Tests of natural language processing models show that the bigger they are, the bigger liars they are. Should we be worried?

John Naughton

02, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Welsh scientist makes potential $539m fortune from biotech flotation in US
Value of Andrew Hopkins’ Exscientia firm reaches market value of $2.9bn in Nasdaq IPO

Julia Kollewe

01, Oct, 2021 @4:29 PM

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Do I need a brolly? Google uses AI to try to improve two-hour rain forecasts
‘Precipitation nowcasting’ is attempt to predict weather more accurately in short term

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

29, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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From Babylon to Google: a history of weather forecasting
AI has taken the place of astrology as humans have worked through the millennia for knowledge of when it will rain

Tom Ambrose

29, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Was famed Samson and Delilah really painted by Rubens? No, says AI
Long-held doubts about the authenticity of the National Gallery’s masterpiece, bought for £2.5m in 1980, are backed by pioneering technology

Dalya Alberge

26, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Automation can be our friend, but we must not let it turn into a foe
The growth of mechanisation brings many benefits, yet vigilance is needed to keep it in check

Robert Skidelsky

25, Sep, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Scientists use AI to create drug regime for rare form of brain cancer in children
Hopes that breakthrough marks new era where artificial intelligence can develop treatments for all types of cancer

Andrew Gregory

22, Sep, 2021 @11:05 PM

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GSK teams with King’s College to use AI to fight cancer
Artificial intelligence will be used to develop personalised treatments while investigating role of genetics

Julia Kollewe

16, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Rules on GM farming and cars to be top of UK bonfire of EU laws
Minister reveals plans to change laws inherited from EU, with rules on medical devices also in crosshairs

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @3:27 PM

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