Artificial Intelligence

NEWS: Double Check FaceApp's Terms of Use Before Taking That Old Age Photo of Yourself

NEWS: Double Check FaceApp's Terms of Use Before Taking That Old Age Photo of Yourself

If you’ve been on Facebook at all this week (and who hasn’t) you’ve probably encountered a barrage of photos of your friends and family looking like they’ve aged 50 years (and really, really badly). You haven’t fallen into a time slip - it’s actually the latest social media fad brought to you by the artificially intelligent photo editor app known as FaceApp. For many, the app offers some funny opportunities to try on different face-altering filters and share the shocking results online. For others, the app is a controversial tool to steal privacy and data mine.

NEWS: Amazon is Working on an A.I. Household Robot

NEWS: Amazon is Working on an A.I. Household Robot

The robots are coming. By essentially combining the autonomy of a Roomba with the artificial intelligence of an Alexa, that technology and e-commerce juggernaut known as Amazon is reportedly preparing to unleash a line of home robots on the general public.

10 Common Things You May Not Realize Use Artificial Intelligence

10 Common Things You May Not Realize Use Artificial Intelligence

While it was once something only dreamed about in science fiction, artificial intelligence has become a widespread, mainstream reality throughout the world. Nearly every day it seems like a new A.I. advancement is making headlines - for better or for worse.

The Ghost in the Basketball Machine

The Ghost in the Basketball Machine

On May 30, 2018, the Philadelphia 76ers announced that they were investigating reports that their president of basketball operations, Bryan Colangelo, used several secret Twitter accounts to criticize the Sixers team, engage in debates with its staff, and release private player medical information. It's a discovery that's damaging to the Sixers team (and also to it's #1 fan, Tony Merkel!). If the reports are true, it's a strange, hurtful blow for one member of an organization's front office to deal against his own team.