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4 Jun
The apocalyptic idea of computer-run robots turning against the human race and taking over the planet is not something we should dismiss, but for now we should be celebrating and embracing the positive side of artificial intelligence (AI). That's the view of Professor Anthony Elliott, the author of a new book entitled "Making Sense of AI". He says AI currently does a lot of good, helping us for example in the fields of industrial robots and self-driving cars, as well as providing vital information for fighting pandemics such as Covid-19. However, he admits that with AI, "to some extent, we lose control over decision-making".
19 Apr
This week's Tech 24 is a special edition from the south of France, where the World AI Cannes Festival is taking place. Almost every sector is abuzz with talk of AI, and investment in the technology is through the roof. But will it change the world completely? Or will it simply keep providing useful tools for specific circumstances? Peter O'Brien went to the festival to find out.
17 Oct 2021
Researchers in California unveiled a bipedal robot on Wednesday (October 6) that combines walking with flying to create a new type of locomotion, allowing it to jump, skateboard and walk on a slackline. The robot, named LEONARDO or LEO for short, was developed by a team at the California Institute of Technology's Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies. Researchers said LEO is the first robot to use multi-joint legs and propeller-based thrusters to enable it to balance and carry out complex movements.
22 Sep 2021
Germany's reputation as an industrial powerhouse could be on the line if the country fails to integrate artificial intelligence technology. Succeeding will require addressing several smaller issues first.
21 Sep 2021
A "super computer" to operate on at risk patients more safely - at the Hautepierre University Hospital in Strasbourg, artificial intelligence (AI) now assists health workers during operations to better prevent and manage the risks associated with low blood pressure.
16 Jun 2021
With the help of a virtual instrument, composer Alexandros Markeas is developing an encounter with artificial intelligence, which plays notes in response to his own.
22 Nov 2020
Research in artificial intelligence is turning to money-making mass applications for consumers in the physical world. The next 10 years could be crucial.
13 Nov 2020
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24 Apr 2020
In this edition, we tell you how artificial intelligence is assisting scientists not only in developing new drug molecules, but also how it's helping predict the most severe cases of Covid-19.
23 Feb 2020
Our guest is Thomas Siebel, an accomplished businessman and the godfather of customer relationship management apps or so-called CRM. He's also the CEO of a start-up called C3AI that has been valued at $3 billion. In his book, "Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction", he draws a parallel between how life on Earth has evolved through time and how the business world is changing. Siebel believes that artificial intelligence will be bigger and more impactful than the industrial revolution.
26 Nov 2019
In a recent interview on the ‘Artificial Intelligence’ podcast, Musk spoke about the future plans for his neural- technology company, Neuralink.
21 Sep 2019
Muhammad Belgore, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Partner at Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe and Belgore Legal Practitioners says by combining artificial intelligence, technology, and existing systems, third-world countries can bridge the gap in development. To discuss this, he joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.

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