Elephants cause a lot of damage, but like other smart animals, they're too smart to scare away. An AI scarecrow that adapts its tactics for continuous scaring could be the answer
An algorithm developed to detect electricity theft for companies in Latin America could also uncover billing errors
Life on a container ship can be hellish, so maybe we shouldn't mourn the loss of these roles too much as the first crewless vessels take shape, says Paul Marks
"Iris" has figured out how humans structure complex conversations – which may pave the way for more natural interactions with our digital personal assistants
Hackers could fool driverless cars into ignoring stop signs by inserting hidden noise into images – and we don’t have a way to stop them yet
Big stylistic shifts in art usually come from genius painters like Picasso – but an AI is being trained to create unconventional pictures of its own
Scientists and artists are working to nurture creativity in computers. The post Want to Understand Creativity? Enlist an AI Collaborator appeared first on WIRED.
Making computers less certain of their abilities might stop them filling Facebook with fake news and make machines safer to be around