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James Vincent / The Verge:
Amazon is using “neural text-to-speech” (NTTS) tech to develop new speaking styles for Alexa, will launch a newscaster style to read articles in a few weeks   —  Amazon is using AI to develop new speaking styles for Alexa, including a newscaster voice for reading articles
Nov 21, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
New research from OpenAI shows how an AI agent with a sense of curiosity outperformed its predecessors playing the classic 1984 Atari game Montezuma's Revenge   —  This question is perhaps too broad to yield a single answer, but if you had to sum up why you accept that next quest …
Nov 3, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
iRobot partners with Google and will share spatial data from Roombas to help improve Google's smart home experience by mapping rooms   —  The two companies are working together to leverage spatial data generated by iRobot's robovacs  —  Google and iRobot have announced they're working together …
Oct 31, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
UK data watchdog fines Facebook the maximum £500K amount for its failure to protect users' personal information in the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  The fine is just £500,000, but regulators say it should have been ‘significantly higher’  —  The UK's data watchdog has levied …
Oct 25, 2018, 5:20 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
UK publishes guidelines on proposed law governing sites that host pornographic content, but critics say there are still problems around enforcement and more   —  The government is determined to verify the age of porn viewers, but is creating more problems for itself
Oct 19, 2018, 12:45 AMIn context
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Sep 12, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Q&A with the co-creator of Anatomy of an AI System artwork that maps three central processes powering an Amazon Echo: material resources, human labor, and data   —  Welcome to the ‘Anatomy of an AI System’  —  That the modern world is a complex place will not have escaped your notice.
Sep 11, 2018, 12:15 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Google unveils Dataset Search, a search engine that will cover datasets from environmental and social sciences, government, and ProPublica-style news orgs   —  Dataset Search could be a scientist's best friend  —  Google's goal has always been to organize the world's information, and its first target was the commercial web.
Sep 5, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Trump accuses Google of rigging its search results to suppress positive news about him and tweets the situation “will be addressed”   —  The president said that Google had “rigged” its search results to suppress positive coverage  —  The perceived leftwing bias of big tech companies …
Aug 28, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Cyberattack on Singapore's largest healthcare institution SingHealth steals details of 1.5M patients, including the Prime Minister   —  Local media say the hack is believed to be state-sponsored  —  Singapore has been hit by what local media is calling the country's worst ever cyber attack.
Jul 20, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context

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