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10.19.2020
A magic device of sorts, the universal automatic translators of science fiction enable human and extra-terrestrial civilisations to communicate effortlessly and with no previous learning. Some...
09.23.2019
Three years before Blade Runner, Ridley Scott had already cast an android that could pass as human in Alien. Will we be conversing with such capable machines by 2093, the year in which the film...
04.09.2018
The debate surrounding the development of autonomous weapons is skewed by the particularly stressful nature of the arguments. Yet to be able to adopt a position on the topic, it is essential to have...
03.28.2018
As decision support systems come into ever-wider use, are we in danger of losing a bit of our humanity by relying on machines? Moreover, even software programs based on “cold” logic are not devoid of...
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02.22.2018
Cerebral imaging, clinical decision support, screening of ocular diseases... artificial intelligence promises to revolutionize the tasks and uses of medical diagnoses. CNRS News provides an update on...
04.23.2017
Algorithms are increasingly present in our daily lives and decision-making processes. Yet in the era of big data and artificial intelligence, the lack of transparency of some automated data...