Could Tesla become an artificial intelligence robotics company?

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CEO Elon Musk recently announced that the company is reaching far beyond electric cars. Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently pointed out that the company had been dabbling in artificial intelligence as its AI teams develop powerful software and hardware for self-driving vehicles. As a result, the company is taking directions well beyond electric cars and could steer itself toward AI robotics as well. Since Musk spoke to analysts at the Tesla financial status call for Q1 2021, speculations have abounded. “We appear to be able to do things with self-driving…

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New artificial intelligence technology spots the worst areas for local pollution

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Duke University researchers employed satellite imagery, weather data and machine learning. Researchers at Duke University have developed new artificial intelligence technology that is able to spot local areas where air pollution is the heaviest. The researchers were able to employ the tech to narrow down the focus to the city block. The artificial intelligence technology used machine learning, satellite imagery and weather data. This combination could identify areas of heavy air pollution from one city block to the next. Using this type of method could be very helpful in identifying…

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Hiring discrimination detection tool created using artificial intelligence

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This tech is able to detect these recruitment behaviors against women and visible minorities. A new AI hiring discrimination tool has been developed to help spot these employment website recruiter behaviors against women and visible minorities. The artificial intelligence system utilized supervised machine learning to analyze the behaviors. Prior research has solidly determined that several industries have significant gender and ethnic pay gaps. However, available data doesn’t make it as easy to measure the extent to which discrimination is the cause of those inequalities. The new AI hiring discrimination tool…

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An artificial intelligence system cannot invent something, says US Patent Office ruling

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Patents are granted only to “natural persons” and will not be issued to AI-made creations. The US Patent Office has published a new ruling saying that its patents will not be granted to inventions from an artificial intelligence system. The ruling means that the power of AI will be limited and fears of “Westworld” may be assuaged. The US Patent Office published the ruling as it denied two patents filed on behalf of an artificial intelligence system called DABUS. The office stated that it will grant patents only to “natural…

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Elon Musk wants to ‘solve” autism with AI brain chips

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The Tesla and SpaceX CEO feels he can use this technology for schizophrenia and autism. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, recently spoke on the “Artificial Intelligence” podcast, discussing his intentions to “solve” autism and schizophrenia through the use of AI brain chips. Musk spoke with Lex Fridman about Musk’s Neuralink neural-technology company. According to Musk, his hope is to be able to imbed AI brain chips into human brains in order to correct the core issues that lead to those mental health conditions. Musk stated that he believes…

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