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    • Holding AI to Account: Will Algorithms Ever Be Free From Bias If They're Created by Humans?

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Algorithms and machine learning are increasingly being used to make more decisions - how should this be approached?

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    • A Condom-Free Male Contraceptive Takes a Step Closer After Successful Trial in Monkeys

    • By: Matt Burgess
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    • Length: 3 mins
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    A condom-free form of male contraception is a step closer after the gel successfully passed a year-long trial in primates.

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    • DeepMind's New Algorithm Adds 'Memory' to AI

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The AI system is able to learn to play one Atari game and then use its knowledge to learn another.

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    • DeepMind's AI Has Learnt to Become 'Highly Aggressive' When It Feels Like It's Going to Lose

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Artificial intelligence changes the way it behaves based on the environment it is in, much like humans do, according to the latest research from DeepMind.

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    • Eight Real-World Ways Brexit Has Hit Science, Technology and Design

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Microsoft and OnePlus have raised prices, Arup is shedding jobs, and even Football Manager is changing.

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    • The NHS Is Trialling an AI Chatbot to Answer Your Medical Questions

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 2 mins
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    1.2 million people living in North London can use the app instead of calling the NHS 111 number.

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    • Microsoft's Open-Source Sim Will Let You Crash Self-Driving Cars

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The Aerial Informatics and Robotics Platform is available to download on GitHub.

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    • What Is the Internet of Things?

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Length: 5 mins
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    From hairbrushes to scales, consumer and industrial devices are having chips inserted into them to collect and communicate data.

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    • Just Like Humans, Artificial Intelligence Can Be Sexist and Racist

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Princeton University study finds machine learning copies human prejudices when learning language.

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    • Why Don't Men Have Penis Bones? Blame Monogamy

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Primates and carnivores have penis bones to help with 'prolonged' sex.

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    • Photosynthesis 'Created' in a Lab Can Produce Hydrogen for 10 Hours

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Virginia Tech have created a supramolecule.

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    • How Brexit Has Hit Science, Technology and Design

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Following Brexit, the immediate message from the UK's science, technology, and games community was one of trepidation. The real-world impacts are now starting to happen.

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    • Penguin Poo Reveals How Volcanic Eruptions Almost Killed off the Seabirds

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The British Antarctic Survey analysed penguin guano to reveal how populations were affected by volcano eruptions.

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    • Trump's Space Bill Promises Humans on Mars by 2030s. Elon Musk Isn’t Happy

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The new Nasa Transition Authorization Act 2017 promises $19.5 billion in funding from next year. What does this mean for the space agency?

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    • Google's AI Just Created Its Own Universal 'Language'

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The technology used in Google Translate can identify hidden material between languages to create what's known as interlingua.

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    • DeepMind's AI Learned to Ride the London Underground Using Human-Like Reason and Memory

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Google-owned company taught its AI to have memory to solve follow-up problems.

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    • Stunning 'AI Brain Scans' Reveal What Machines See as They Learn New Skills

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Bristol-based startup Graphcore has created a series of 'AI brain scans', using its development chip and software, to produce Petri dish-style images that reveal what happens as processes run.

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    • Top iOS Dating Apps Are Exposing Your Personal Life to Hackers

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 14 mins
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    A WIRED investigation has found some of the UK's most popular dating apps are leaking Facebook details, sharing birthdates and taking precise location details.

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    • This AI Can Spot Skin Cancer as Accurately as a Doctor

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The artificial intelligence was trained on an image database of 129,000 images and performed as well as trained medical professionals.

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    • The Simple Maths That Explains Why Large Animals Can't Run Fast

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    If scaling of size and speed were linear an elephant would be able to reach a top speed of 600 km/h.

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