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  • China’s AI REVOLUTION: Intelligent robots to power factories

    China set to replace factory workers with robots... (Second column, 4th story, link) Related stories:Beijing to Judge Every Resident Based on Behavior by End of 2020...Million moved into Muslim homes to monitor, spy...$86,000 Reward For Snitching On Porn... Advertise here
  • Experts cast doubt on whether China's news anchor is really A.I.

    AI may have created the Xinhua anchor and its voice, but the anchor itself cannot think, Dr Ali Shafti, a research associate in robotics and AI at Imperial College London, told CNBC.

  • A Chinese news agency unveiled two AI anchors, but they aren’t very good yet

    Xinhua, China's state-run news agency, has debuted two news readers that use artificial intelligence to look and sound like the broadcaster's real anchors. They look uncanny and sound robotic, but the system is still under development.  Read more... More about China, Mashable Video, Artificial Intelligence, Ai, and Broadcasting

  • Blame Fox News for Fake News, Not Facebook

    In the Washington Post, Henry Farrell interviews Yochai Benkler, whose recent book with co-authors Rob Faris and Hal Robert, Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics, presents evidence that right-wing media functions in a completely different way than the rest of the media does. On the right, audiences concentrate attention on purely right wing outlets. On the left and center audiences spread their attention broadly and focus on mainstream...