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AI Weekly: AI developers need to check themselves

The AI industry seems to follow a version of Newton’s law: For every positive use case, there’s an equally negative one. Last week, a developer published — and subsequently pulled — DeepNude, an app that leveraged AI trained on thousands of pictures of nude bodies to swap women’s clothing for genitalia. Vice’s discovery of DeepNude […]

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AI Weekly: Truly autonomous home robots aren’t within sight yet

Our world might someday look like something out of an Isaac Asimov novel, and not for the worse. In one popular depiction of the far-flung future, robot butlers will attend to our whims and perform menial chores like washing dishes, folding laundry, and walking pets. They’ll look after our children, stand in for nurses and […]

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