Tag: IBM Research

IBM’s AI takes on world-class debater in argument about preschool

IBM’s Project Debater, an AI system that can engage in live debate with humans, today faced off with 2016 World Debating Championships Grand Finalist and 2012 European Debate Champion Harish Natarajan. The debate was about preschool subsidies, with Project Debater arguing in favor and Natarajan arguing in the opposition. More than 50 percent of the audience at […]

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RAIL debuts license agreements for the responsible use of AI

Researchers from Google, Microsoft, and IBM have joined together to create Responsible AI Licenses (RAIL). With its first two offerings available in the past two weeks, RAIL now offers end user license agreements and source code license agreements that software providers, researchers, and developers can include with their software to prevent harmful use of their […]

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IBM researchers predict 5 innovations will change our lives in 5 years

IBM Research has a long history of inventing the future, so the big tech company’s researchers take their predictions seriously. Today they are revealing their annual “5 in 5” predictions, which detail five innovations that will change our lives in the next five years. IBM will talk about the predictions at its Think 2019 event […]

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IBM researchers can control the magnetism of a single copper atom

IBM Research scientists have developed a new technique to control the magnetism of a single copper atom, paving the way to allowing an individual atomic nucleus to store and process information. Christopher Lutz and Kai Yang, scientists at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California, said in a blog post they figured out […]

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