Latest Artificial intelligence News

Dreams become ‘reality’ at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg

Jan. 29, 2023 03:14 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A new exhibit at The Dalí Museum is turning dreams into physical images. Literally. From ones centuries old to ones not yet realized, dreams are at the center of a new two-part exhibit running through April 30. One part of “The Shape of...

AI wildfire detection bill gets initial approval in Colorado

Jan. 26, 2023 18:18 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A year after the most destructive wildfire in the state's history scorched nearly 1,100 homes, Colorado lawmakers are considering joining other Western states by adopting artificial intelligence in the hopes of detecting blazes before they burn out of control. A...

Member of Congress reads AI-generated speech on House floor

Jan. 25, 2023 15:52 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — When U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss decided to deliver a speech on a bill that would create a U.S.-Israel artificial intelligence center, he opted to let the AI do the talking. The brief two-paragragh speech read by the Massachusetts Democrat on the floor of the U.S....

Learning to lie: AI tools adept at creating disinformation

Jan. 24, 2023 10:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Artificial intelligence is writing fiction, making images inspired by Van Gogh and fighting wildfires. Now it's competing in another endeavor once limited to humans — creating propaganda and disinformation. When researchers asked the online AI chatbot ChatGPT to...

Microsoft invests billions in ChatGPT-maker OpenAI

Jan. 23, 2023 16:03 PM EST

Microsoft says it is making a “multiyear, multibillion dollar investment” in the artificial intelligence startup OpenAI, maker of ChatGPT and other tools that can write readable text and generate new images. The tech giant on Monday described its new agreement as the third stage...

Confidential document reveals key human role in gunshot tech

Jan. 20, 2023 15:34 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — In more than 140 cities across the United States, ShotSpotter’s artificial intelligence algorithm and intricate network of microphones evaluate hundreds of thousands of sounds a year to determine if they are gunfire, generating data now being used in criminal cases nationwide. ...

FBI chief says he's 'deeply concerned' by China's AI program

Jan. 19, 2023 17:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday that he was “deeply concerned” about the Chinese government's artificial intelligence program, asserting that it was “not constrained by the rule of law.” Speaking during a panel session at the World Economic...

AI tools can create new images, but who is the real artist?

Jan. 19, 2023 14:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Countless artists have taken inspiration from “The Starry Night” since Vincent Van Gogh painted the swirling scene in 1889. Now artificial intelligence systems are doing the same, training themselves on a vast collection of digitized artworks to produce new...

US spies lag rivals in seizing on data hiding in plain sight

Jan. 12, 2023 07:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As alarms began to go off globally about a novel coronavirus spreading in China, officials in Washington turned to the intelligence agencies for insights about the threat the virus posed to America. But the most useful early warnings came not from spies or...

Edmunds highlights top car-tech trends from CES 2023

Jan. 11, 2023 07:29 AM EST

CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas tends to showcase vehicles and technology that are further out than one might find at a traditional auto show. Edmunds attended this year and reports on the most notable vehicles and what new technology car shoppers might see in the...