Here is a quick roundup of some of the AI related news items of the last week.
Are you ready to upgrade your brain? From the NY Times. Where does a person end? What if you could augment your brain – would you still be yourself? Or human? Interesting thought-piece.
In the UK, the NHS is encouraging hospitals to adopt AI technology.
Investor’s Business Daily reports about companies integrating AI technology into their operations.
From New Hampshire: An Amazon Alexa may have evidence in a double-homicide. Might this be a harbinger of things to come? Will police download data from home AI devices as a matter of course in the not-so-distant-future?
The city of Otsu, Japan, will use AI to study bullying in the city schools. After analyzing past reported incidents, the AI will try to help teachers deal with new incidents, and identify new occurrences.
MIT reports improvement in robotic technology: AI used to predict where people are walking, so the robot knows to stop or if is safe to keep walking.
The University of Copenhagen has developed AI program to detect if a student wrote their exam, or if another student wrote it for them.