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Artificial Intelligence

Machines with brains are the future, and The Verge is here to explain it all. From Google and Facebook¡¯s use of machine learning to rule the web, to cutting-edge research and why Alexa still sucks at conversation. We want to dispel the hype of AI and distill what it is you need to know.

Google Assistant¡¯s interpreter mode is coming to phones today

The mind-bending confusion of ¡®hammer on a bed¡¯ shows computer vision is far from solved

AI R&D is booming, but general intelligence is still out of reach

Watch this machine made out of Lego sort other Lego using AI

Why are so many AI systems named after Muppets?

ELMo, BERT, ERNIE, KERMIT, Big BIRD, Grover, and the gang

This AI text adventure game has pretty much infinite possibilities

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DeepMind co-founder moves to Google as the AI lab positions itself for the future

Spotting drivers on their phone is just the tip of the iceberg for AI-enabled cameras

Facebook built a chatbot to help employees deflect criticism over the holidays

China makes it a criminal offense to publish deepfakes or fake news without disclosure

Cards Against Humanity writers are battling an AI to keep their jobs, and you can watch

Wyze¡¯s AI-powered person detection feature will ¡®temporarily¡¯ disappear next year

Former Go champion beaten by DeepMind retires after declaring AI invincible

Inside Amazon¡¯s $3.5 million competition to make Alexa chat like a human

Alexa¡¯s voice can now express disappointment and excitement

Instagram explains how it uses AI to choose content for your Explore tab

Google¡¯s Duplex can now book cinema tickets in the UK and US

Available now on Android

Google¡¯s AI-powered Smart Compose feature is coming to Docs

This ¡®robot lawyer¡¯ can take the mystery out of license agreements

AI helps discover new geoglyph in the Nazca Lines

A celebrity deepfake roundtable with Tom Cruise and Jeff Goldblum is as weird as it sounds

Inside Waymo¡¯s strategy to grow the best brains for self-driving cars

The Google spinoff has a head start in AI, but can they maintain the lead?

Google scrapped the publication of 100,000 chest X-rays due to last-minute privacy problems

Google search will now give you feedback on your pronunciation

The USPTO wants to know if artificial intelligence can own the content it creates

Google upgrades its no-coding, in-browser AI trainer to make it more functional

OpenAI has published the text-generating AI it said was too dangerous to share

Adobe¡¯s latest experiment tracks your body to create super quick animations

Artificial intelligence is going to supercharge surveillance

What happens when digital eyes get the brains to match?

This open-source AI tool quickly isolates the vocals in any song

Perfect for making karaoke backing tracks and mashups

Adobe is launching a free AI-powered Photoshop Camera app

DeepMind¡¯s StarCraft 2 AI is now better than 99.8 percent of all human players

Amazon adds new wake-up lighting and sleep timer features for Alexa-powered smart lights

Facebook trained AI to fool facial recognition systems, and it works on live video

Why 10 percent of all Google Search results are changing

Google Duplex launches internationally with limited New Zealand pilot

Security researchers expose new Alexa and Google Home vulnerability

OpenAI¡¯s AI-powered robot learned how to solve a Rubik¡¯s cube one-handed