Artificial intelligence

A dose of AI

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Artificial intelligence can help us develop new medicines – but it’s not a magic cure-all, discovers Ross Clark


Ignore the science fiction: AI isn't out to get us

23 February 2019 9:00 am

Artificial intelligence is set to change everything

Anthony Seldon: Why AI is set to revolutionise teaching

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Artificial Intelligence will revolutionise teaching, Anthony Seldon tells Camilla Swift


Rise of the machines

9 December 2017 9:00 am

Artificial intelligence and robotics may hold the key to kick-starting Britain’s productivity

In the not-too distant future AI will be able to diagnose diseases just from scanning an image

Welcome to the brave new world of artificial intelligence

25 November 2017 9:00 am

First machines replaced labour – will robotics take over the workings of our minds too, asks Neil Armstrong

We are the robots: Bipedal Walker, built by David Buckley and the Shadow Robot Project Group, 1987–97

Will our love affair with robots land us in the Natural History Museum?

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Will our love affair with robots send us the way of the dinosaurs? Bryan Appleyard thinks it might

Will ‘Big Data’ turn out to be the punter’s new best friend?

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Technology is making gambling more like stockbroking — and stockbroking more like gambling. Gamblers today often sound like City boys…

Niche themes: ETFs can offer investors exposure to robotics and artificial intelligence

Plain vanilla – or too hot to handle?

1 October 2016 8:00 am

You can invest in anything via the arcane world of exchange-traded funds

Let’s grown our own money for hi-tech investment

9 July 2016 9:00 am

INVESTMENT - Britain has brilliant ideas but is slow at finding the cash to develop them. Ross Clark explores how this might change

Robots will not take over the world

9 July 2016 9:00 am

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - Forget those sci-fi visions of androids run amok. Smart machines are all about saving lives, says Laura Freeman

I have seen the future, and it’s a racist, filthy-mouthed teenage robot

2 April 2016 9:00 am

‘I’m a nice person,’ said the robot. ‘I just hate everybody.’ Maybe you know the feeling. The robot in question…

Why could a robot replace a police chief – but not me?

26 September 2015 8:00 am

It’s hard to turn on the television nowadays without being shown a robot. It might be looking like a grasshopper…

The real reason GPs are grumpy: the robots are coming for them

17 January 2015 9:00 am

There’s something wrong with the relationship between patients and their GPs. I’ve spent much of this winter in my local…

The surer we are that machines can think, the less sure we'll be about people

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Having written (for a Times diary) a few sentences about consciousness in robots, I settled back to study readers’ responses…

The sheer stupidity of artificial intelligence

5 July 2014 9:00 am

Believers in omnipotent machine intelligence are reshaping the world to fit their fantasies

How to beat a robot bookie

22 March 2014 9:00 am

What does it mean these days to beat the bookie? Many of us like to imagine that winning a bet…

The plan with three brains

15 March 2014 9:00 am

A good human chess player with a good computer trounces the best human or computer playing alone