Threading a City With Gunfire Sensors Might Not Make It Any Safer

Amid record-breaking gun violence, Chicago’s police are expanding the use of an innovative technology—with little evidence that it helps.

Ninety Percent of People Think AI Will Take Away the Jobs of Other People

48% of people think they'll soon have an AI employee.

China Is On a Whole-of-Nation Push for AI. The US Must Match It

Beijing is harnessing government and commercial entities in pursuit of a once-in-a-generation technological kingmaker.

As AI and Cyber Race Ahead, the State Department Is Falling Behind

Technology is reshaping the global order. America’s diplomats need to start thinking ahead.

All the New Software Amazon Announced at Its Huge Developer Conference

Amazon is trying to make artificial intelligence services a cornerstone of its quickly-growing cloud business.

Coders Should Be Afraid of What Happened to the Journalism Industry

Many jobs are becoming vulnerable to outsourcing and automation.

A Breakthrough in Soft Robot Muscles, Funded by the Military

Future military robots may come in softer, more cuddly, and stranger forms.

How One Law Enforcement Agency Is Using Facial Recognition to Identify Suspects

In Oregon, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department can review 300,000 mugshots in seconds and is helping other agencies to query their databases as well.

Facebook is Using AI for Suicide Prevention

The social media company has changed its system for spotting users with potentially suicidal thoughts.

AI Might Give You a Personal Assistant Instead of Taking Your Job

We’ve arguably never been busier—and more in need of some assistance.

Russia to the United Nations: Don’t Try to Stop Us From Building Killer Robots

UN efforts to limit or regulate military AI may be failing before they even begin.

What Artificial Intelligence in Hands of Adversaries Means for Cyber Defense  

Governments and businesses need to prepare for the cyberattacks AI can make more effective.

GSA Awards $50B Alliant 2 Contract with Emerging Tech in Mind

“We really did spend a lot of time looking at leading-edge technology,” a GSA official said.