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A red fire truck is parked in a garage with a firemans jacket hanging over the front of it.

Tandon, FDNY to shorten emergency response times with AI

The project, led by Tandon professor Joseph Chow, aims to improve urban congestion with artificial intelligence.
Stella Zhong, Contributing Writer February 9, 2024

New York City Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh announced a yearlong partnership with NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering at a public safety briefing on Feb. 2 that aims to escalate...

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Guest Essay: NYU wants your opinion about AI tools

Clay Shirky is the university’s vice provost for AI and technology in education.
Clay Shirky, Guest Contributor November 30, 2023

All of NYU is adapting to the arrival of generative AI tools like ChatGPT, GitHub Copilot or Midjourney, but students are adapting faster than faculty or the administration. And...

The glass exterior of the N.Y.U. Langone Health building, with an incomplete circle around the word N.Y.U on the signage.

NYU Langone to study AI detection for blood clot conditions

The medical center is working with ultrasound artificial intelligence company ThinkSono to study how it could help health care workers detect blood clots in deep veins using AI.
Aashna Miharia, Contributing Writer November 16, 2023

NYU Langone Health is conducting a study to look at how artificial intelligence can help untrained health care workers perform ultrasound scans to detect blood clots in veins....

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AI gave us the ‘last’ Beatles song

The first unheard Beatles song in nearly 30 years is now here, but at what cost?
Holden Lay, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

The Nov. 2 release of the Beatles song “Now and Then” would not be possible without the use of artificial intelligence. Has music-industry greed finally gone so far as to have...

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NYU launches new AI initiative with South Korean research university

The university will collaborate with the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology to advance its artificial intelligence research efforts.
Graylin Lucas, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

NYU recently launched an initiative alongside the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, a national research university in South Korea, to expand its research on...

E.U. ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis and N.Y.U. Law professor J.H.H. Weiler standing next to each other on a stage. They are standing next to two large brown armchairs and a small table with water bottles on top.

EU ambassador talks AI at NYU Law event

The ambassador to the United States visited NYU’s School of Law to speak about the future of AI regulation and government surveillance.
Alina Hollister, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

Stavros Lambrinidis, the European Union’s ambassador to the United States, warned an audience of students and faculty of the potential dangers to human rights posed by artificial...

An illustration of a man with red skin wearing a pair of goggles with the text “Ready Player One” printed on it.

‘Ready Player One’ is a cinematic masterpiece, actually

Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” is often maligned as pure commercial noise by hoity-toity cinephiles. Despite the criticism, Spielberg’s love letter to the gaming community upholds the essence of fun action films in the face of pretentious cinema.
Andre Garcia, Contributing Writer March 31, 2023

Every decade has a defining film that taps precisely into the zeitgeist. For American audiences, the ’60s had “The Graduate,” the '70s had “Apocalypse Now” and the '80s...

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Babies and AI go head to head in new NYU study

A recent NYU study compares the ability of infants and machines to understand human behavior.
Graylin Lucas, Contributing Writer March 9, 2023

Babies may know a lot more than we think. A recent NYU study shows that compared to artificial intelligence, infants are better at detecting the motivation behind human decisions.  Moira...

A laptop screen displaying the user interface of the artificial intelligence writing tool “Chat G.P.T.” with the prompt “write New York University’s academic integrity policy on using chat G.P.T.” on the top.

ChatGPT is here — what’s NYU doing about it?

“The existence of a well-written paragraph is no longer evidence of human effort,” reads a memo to NYU’s schools, warning them of the plagiarism possibilities that ChatGPT and AI programs like it bring to the classroom.
Carmo Moniz, News Editor February 2, 2023

ChatGPT, the easily accessible, uncannily human artificial intelligence program that can quickly generate text from a prompt, has caused a stir at universities across the country....

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AI makes MRIs 4 times faster, NYU and Meta researchers find

Researchers from NYU Langone’s radiology department created artificial intelligence that produces high-quality images in partnership with Meta AI, using just a quarter of the data needed in previous scans.
Annabelle Wang, Contributing Writer January 30, 2023

Artificial intelligence improves the speed and clarity of MRIs as compared with traditional scanning, according to a recent study from the radiology department at NYU Langone...

Author Kazuo Ishiguro dressed in a white shirt, silver-patterned tie and black suit in the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro joins NYU Reads panel 

Kazuo Ishiguro, who authored this year’s NYU Reads selection “Klara and the Sun,” discussed his novel and creative writing process during a panel with NYU students and faculty.
Yezen Saadah, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro joined a panel of NYU students and faculty to talk about the process of writing his novel, “Klara and the Sun,” on Thursday, Sept....

An AI tool learned to predict which lesions were likely malignant (red heat map) or likely benign (green heat map), with potential to aid radiologists in the diagnosis of breast cancer. (Via NYU Langone)

Together, AI and Radiologists Could Significantly Improve Breast Cancer Detection

A new study by NYU’s Center for Data Science and NYU School of Medicine developed AI technology that could improve early detection of breast cancer.
Roshni Raj, Staff Writer October 31, 2019

Nan Wu grew up in a small Chinese city where it was difficult for people to get medical help. Five years ago, her mother received a false-positive for breast cancer. Now, Wu is...

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