Chanel’s AI Lipscanner app will find lipstick in any shade

  • February 21, 2021
The next time you spot a lip color that you like, you can quickly use AI to find a corresponding shade in Chanel's range of lipsticks. The company is announcing today its new Lipscanner app that lets you use your phone's camera to identify a…

Google has fired another AI ethics leader

  • February 19, 2021
In December, Google pushed out AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru, sparking a response from the team calling for her to be reinstated at a higher level. Instead of doing that, Google announced Dr. Marian Croak as Lead for the Responsible AI Research a…

Hitting the Books: AI doctors and the dangers tiered medical care

  • January 23, 2021
Healthcare is a human right, however, nobody said all coverage is created equal. Artificial intelligence and machine learning systems are already making impressive inroads into the myriad fields of medicine — from IBM’s Watson: Hospital Edition and A…

This robot dog learned how to get up after being knocked down

  • January 5, 2021
At some point when you were a toddler, you learned how to pick yourself up after falling and eventually how to walk on your own two feet. You likely had encouragement from your parents, but for the most part, you learned through trial and error. That…

Recommended Reading: The best long-form stories of 2020

  • December 26, 2020
On a semi-weekly basis, we compile a collection of the best long-form stories on tech, tech culture and more. We’ve collected a list of the best selections from 2020 for you to revisit — or enjoy for the first time — as we finish up one dumpster fire…