An interview with Hugh Whittall, Director of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, conducted by Kate Anderton, BSc

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Will thinking bots like the ones on HBO’s hit series ever be a thing?

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Artificial intelligence can turn the most dangerous industrial robots into helpful coworkers, and that could transform manufacturing. A new breed of collaborative industrial robot could transform manufacturing by blurring the line between human and machine capabilities

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This briefing note from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics examines the current and potential applications of AI in healthcare, its limits, and the ethical issues arising from its use

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France is going big on artificial intelligence (AI). President Emmanuel Macron yesterday announced a €1.5 billion plan to turn his country into a world leader for AI research and innovation, a field dominated by the United States and China

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A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too

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Here’s why that’s a good thing. A new algorithm could ease critically ill patients’ final days.

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By using an artificially intelligent algorithm to predict patient mortality, a research team from Stanford University is hoping to improve the timing of end-of-life care for critically ill patients. In tests, the system proved eerily accurate, correctly predicting mortality outcomes in 90 percent of cases. But while the system is able to predict when a patient might die, it still cannot tell doctors how it came to its conclusion

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