September 14, 2016: Read article in the New York Times. “On Wednesday, Uber rolled out a pilot program of its driverless cars to its most loyal customers in Pittsburgh, giving them the chance to hail an autonomous Uber for the first time. With the trial, a handful of test vehicles — Ford Fusions at first […]
September 20, 2016: Read article in Atlanta Agent Magazine. Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing nearly every industry, and real estate is no exception. One major use of AI for real estate in the future could be a deep learning search engine which would “incorporate a home shopper’s personality traits and preferences, pairing them with a home […]
September 21, 2016: Read article in the New York Times. “Here’s a question I’m hoping comes up at Monday’s presidential debate: Secretary Clinton and Mr. Trump, what would you do about self-driving trucks?…According to the boosters, autonomous trucks would avert lots of accidents, saving thousands of lives annually. They could reduce congestion and carbon emissions […]
August 9, 2015: Read article in The Japan Times. Faced with slumping domestic sales, Yamaha is researching the possibility of adding artificially intelligent safety mechanisms to its motorcycles.
January 4, 2016: Read article in IEEE Spectrum. General Motors has made a significant investment in a new partnership with Lyft intended to develop a network of on-demand autonomous vehicles without the need for human drivers. The benefits of driverless taxis could include a reduction in traffic, an increase in safety, and a reduction in greenhouse […]
June 3, 2016: Read article in Japan Times. In a recent conference, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced that “artificial intelligence and machine learning will create computers so sophisticated and godlike that humans will need to implant ‘neural laces’ in their brains to keep up…It brings up the question, are we human anymore if we are […]
April 6, 2016: Read article in Financial Times. As artificial intelligence technology replaces many jobs currently performed by human workers and revolutionizes the global economy, careers involving emotional intelligence and creativity are likely to remain human, at least for the next several decades.
April 2016: Read article in Slate. Artificially intelligent machines will soon be in situations where they have to make values-based decisions. For example, if a self-driving car must make a choice between protecting its passengers or pedestrians, the programmers of the self-driving vehicle must give it a definite answer. The question is not whether machines can […]
February 12, 2016: Read article in The Daily Mail. As robotics and artificial intelligence progresses towards ever more lifelike humanoid robots, friendships and even romantic relationships could become possible between humans and robots. What consequences does this change pose for our definitions of friendship, love, and marriage?