A.I. in the News

Artificial Intelligence Goes to the Arcade

Hours after encountering its first video game, and without human coaching, the A.I. not only became better than any human player but also discovered a way to win that its creator never imagined.

Death by Robot

The coders who built Fabulon have programmed it with a set of instructions: The robot must not hurt its human.

The Machines Are Coming

A robot with emotion-detection software interviews visitors to the United States at the border and does better than humans in catching those with invalid documentation.

Cheaper Robots, Fewer Workers

China faces rising labor costs and a shortage of workers. But a government project is trying to change the face of the work force in Guangdong Province.

Why Robot?

Automated journalism is no longer science fiction. It’s time to change what we call it.

AP's 'Robot Journalists' Are Writing Their Own Stories Now

The Associated Press published "Apple tops Street 1Q forecasts." It's a story without a byline, or rather, without a human byline — a financial story written and published by an automated system well-versed in the AP Style Guide.