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Merced prof’s novel mercury-mapping tech

CITRIS UC Merced faculty advisor Erin Hestir uses the latest in environmental sensing technology to analyze the amount of mercury and methylmercury in the San Francisco Bay Delta. Photo: UC Merced News

Big names in AI vow not to create weapons

The Verge: Tech leaders, including Elon Musk and the three co-founders of Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind, have signed a pledge promising to not develop lethal autonomous weapons (LAWS),...

AI will diversify human thinking, not replace it

Tata Communications: While AI may evoke a dystopian future to fans of the hit series “Humans,” a study of global executives led by CITRIS People and Robots director Ken Goldberg shows it will...

A Radical New Standard in AI

Deferring to human preference and other proposals from internationally renowned AI pioneer and CITRIS researcher Stuart Russell.

Using AI to detect and prevent falls

SafelyYou, a startup emanating from CITRIS seed-funding, uses AI-enabled camera systems to detect, in real time, falls of individuals with dementia.