AI and Automation – What Does it Really Mean?

That was the tile of an event starring Chris Urmson (center), former Head Honcho of Google’s self driving cars and now CEO of self-driving startup Aurora, Adrian Lund (left) Former President IIHS and Dennis Nobelius (right), CEO Zenuity. Andrew started by voicing a skeptical take: self driving technology couldn’t possibly take over since people have so many… Read More AI and Automation – What Does it Really Mean?

Superintelligence … Why AI Researchers Don’t Buy it!

One of the world’s two top conferences in AI and machine learning (ML) took place recently in Stockholm: ICML 2018. By some estimates, approximately 6000 people from all over the world descended on Stockholm for the event and there were a total of about 4500 papers submitted! It was a stimulating (and at times overwhelming!) event… Read More Superintelligence … Why AI Researchers Don’t Buy it!

ACL 2016

Den 7:e till 12:e augusti hölls den stora konferensen för Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL) vid Humboldt-universitetet i Berlin. I konferensen deltog cirka 1700 personer, och hundratals forskningsartiklar presenterades. I det här blogginlägget tänkte jag ge en översikt över några av mina favoriter på ACL i år. Urvalet har gjorts utifrån mina personliga intryck från… Read More ACL 2016

Framtidens maskinöversättning

Den 54 konferensen för Asssociation of Computational Linguistics, ACL, pågår för fullt i Berlin just nu. På söndagen hölls en genomgång av maskinöversättningssystem baserade på artificiella neurala nätverk (ofta kallat Neural Machine Translation, NMT). Denna hölls av tre av de mest framstående forskarna inom området just nu, Christopher Manning, Minh-Tangh Luong och Kyunghyun Cho. Ett… Read More Framtidens maskinöversättning

GoCAS Seminar on AI Dangers

GoCAS Seminar with Shalom Lappin, Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, and Devdatt Dubhashi, Computer Science and Engineering: AI Dangers: Imagined and Real, May 11 at 3 pm, location HA1, Hörsalsvägen 4 Recently headlines in newspapers have warned of the dangers of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to humanity. In this seminar, we will attempt to clarify some confusion… Read More GoCAS Seminar on AI Dangers

Vetenskapsfestivalen 2016: Science Slam

FREDAG 15 APRIL  18:15-19:30 UNIVERSEUM, FOAJÉN Science Slam Film, teater, show The Science slam contest is a great way for non-experts to meet science in a fun, accessible and entertaining way. Researchers from different disciplines give 3-minute presentations. The audience decides who wins. Experience science in its most entertaining way! In collaboration with Gothenburg university,… Read More Vetenskapsfestivalen 2016: Science Slam