Guest Blog: Duncan Everett – What the hell is AI anyway?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently perceived in many ways. Some believe the Hollywood view of the self-aware, fully thinking autonomous entity, that will take over the world. Others that is no more than a complex, rules-based search engine that clever programmers have disguised as your new friend. They’re both wrong.

National Grid turns to AI for improved solar power forecasts

It worked with The Alan Turing Institute to develop the AI prediction methods that have so far helped deliver a 33% improvement in solar forecasting

US awards $20m for AI and machine learning in energy tech

The programme aims to incorporate AI into the engineering design processes for energy technologies

‘Global warming not caused by humans’ says robot

A smart computer has suggested global warming is more likely to be the result of natural fluctuations rather than caused by the actions of humans. That’s according to scientists John Abbot and Jennifer Marohasy, who created an artificial neural network (ANN) to study historic data and see if temperature fluctuations since the industrial revolution are part […]