London is Named Artificial Intelligence Capital of Europe

London is the Artificial Intelligence (AI) capital of Europe, home to double the number of AI companies than closest rivals Paris and Berlin combined.         That is the key finding of a major piece of research commissioned by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, that for the first time maps the capital’s AI ecosystem, highlighting the strength and complexity of London’...[Read More]

Artificial Intelligence Could Put an End to Professional Gamers

I’m old enough to remember the shock waves created by Deep Blue’s victory over reigning chess champion Gary Kasparov back in 1997: everyone knows you need a giant brain to play chess and the world’s best chess brain had been beaten by AI; it was as if that supercilious symbol of AI, Kubrick’s HAL, had arrived in town and was about to put us all in our place. Except that wasn’t the case at all, bec...[Read More]