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Stanford researchers build $400 self-navigating smart cane

Incorporating sensing and way-finding approaches from robotics and self-driving vehicles, the cane could reshape life for people with blindness or sight impairment.

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Meet the “unimals” that are simulating the evolution of embodied intelligence

To study how having virtual bodies affects the evolution of AI, researchers created a computer-simulated playground where “unimals” learn and are subjected to mutations and natural selection.

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A new approach to the data-deletion conundrum

A team of computer scientists devised a way to quickly remove traces of sensitive user information from machine learning models.

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New course builds multidisciplinary conversations around AI

Stanford’s AI+Activism+Art course explores how the arts and humanities are crucial to the equitable development and use of AI.

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Hospital AI tools aren’t well documented

A new study reveals medical AI tools aren’t being documented with rigor or transparency, leaving users blind to potential errors such as flawed training data and calibration drift.

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Re-imagining espionage in the era of artificial intelligence

Armchair researchers and ordinary citizens are changing the rules of spycraft. Expert Amy Zegart explains how U.S. agencies must adapt.

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Using artificial neural networks to study the human brain

Experts from psychology, neuroscience and AI are using state-of-the-art computational tools to disentangle the relationship between perception and memory within the human brain.

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De-identifying medical patient data doesn’t protect privacy

A Stanford researcher makes the case that de-identifying health records used for research doesn’t offer anonymity and hinders the learning health system.

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Why AI struggles to recognize toxic speech on social media

A team of human-computer interaction and AI researchers at Stanford sheds new light on why automated speech police can score highly accurately on technical tests yet provoke a lot of dissatisfaction from humans with their decisions.

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Future of work: Beyond bossware and job-killing robots

To encourage a human-centered workplace, we must rethink AI-driven automation, bossware, labor taxes and corporate R&D.

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