How Will Automation and AI Impact the Labor Market?

The world of work is continuously changing, and ways of automating menial tasks has had an impact on almost every facet of society. Sometimes this has been to improve quality, by removing the imperfections resulting from manual human handling. Other times it is to improve productivity, resulting in the loss of jobs as we are […]

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How AI Transforms Video Games

Computer games today require the sort of resources typically demanded by a Hollywood blockbuster, with carefully crafted characters, storyline, visual effects and soundtrack. However, the gameplay can become a little boring over time if the non-player characters (NPCs) repeat the same scripted responses every time they are nudged or cajoled. Perhaps new developments in AI […]

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Will your favorite band be making an autonomous comeback?

Everyone knows this feeling – we hear a song on the radio, thinking that what we are listening to is by a particular band, only to discover it isn’t. It is these traits and musical turns-of-phrase that AI has been investigating in an attempt to generate AI composed music. Directed by Sony’s Computer Science Laboratories, […]

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