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Nvidia Spot Brings Google Assistant to the TV and Home

Coinciding with the Nvidia keynote, Google announced that the Google Assistant would be coming to Android TV. One of the first devices to support this new feature is ...

January 5, 2017 at 8:00 am by

World’s Biggest Hedge Fund puts AI in Charge

The largest hedge fund in the world has put an artificial intelligence into a key management position in which it will make strategic business decisions, including hiring and ...

December 28, 2016 at 11:00 am by

AI Writes Bizarre Christmas Carol

While us fleshbags are mired in our own Christmas preparations, it would be easy to forget about the robots. Do they know it’s Christmas? At least one does, and it has ...

December 23, 2016 at 12:00 am by

Las Vegas Wynn to Install 4700 Amazon Echos

Amazon has been having a lot of success with their Echo and Echo dot devices, as well as the built-in Alexa AI. We should know, the eTeknix boss has 7 of them, and I’ve ...

December 18, 2016 at 4:00 am by

CEOs Think AI will make Human Workers “Largely Irrelevant”

CEOs Think AI will make Humans “Largely Irrelevant” It has been predicted that, within 30 years, half of the human population of Earth will be unemployed, their jobs taken ...

December 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

Rogue Robot Attacks Visitors at Chinese Tech Fair

It sounds like a scene straight out of a science fiction movie, but visitors of China’s six-day Hi-Tech Fair 2016 event in Shenzen witnessed and experienced  a robot going ...

November 19, 2016 at 9:30 pm by

Researchers Accuse Elon Musk of Irresponsible Representation of AI

Electric car and clean energy magnate Elon Musk is a famed investor in artificial intelligence, though, at every opportunity, he has expressed great concern over the future of ...

November 14, 2016 at 10:45 am by

Elon Musk – Universal Income Will Save Humanity from Robot Job Thieves

Automation – using machines, robots, and AIs to fulfil tasks – is designed to benefit humanity and make life easier, but an important, albeit obvious, side effect of ...

November 8, 2016 at 1:00 am by

DeepMind AI to Tackle StarCraft II

It looks like the world’s best eSports players could have a tough match on their hands in the near future, possibly, as the team at DeepMind partner up with Blizzard to ...

November 5, 2016 at 2:20 pm by

Google AIs Create Their Own Encryption

Research by Google’s deep learning project has revealed that its artificial intelligence systems are capable of creating their own bespoke encryptions to share private ...

October 28, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

AI Accurately Predicts Outcome of Human Rights Cases

Artificial intelligence has become more sophisticated during the last decade and able to mimic human behaviours rather well. Of course, there’s a certain level of ...

October 24, 2016 at 12:15 pm by

Researchers Building AI Based on Joey from Friends

A team of researchers from Leeds University are building an artificial intelligence based on the character of Joey Tribbiani – played by Matt LeBlanc – from the sitcom ...

October 21, 2016 at 10:20 pm by

Google DeepMind AI Can Now Learn on its Own

DeepMind, the artificial intelligence (AI) developed by Google parent company Alphabet, is now capable of learning from its own memory without input from its programmers, the ...

October 17, 2016 at 7:03 pm by
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Robert Downey Jr. Offers His Voice to Mark Zuckerberg’s Jarvis AI

Mark Zuckerberg’s latest pet project is his AI assistant Jarvis, which could have the potential to rival the offerings from rivals, such as Google Now and Cortana. What ...

October 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm by

NVIDIA to Headline CES 2017 – Time For a New GPU King?

NVIDIA’s Pascal architecture has remained extremely popular and provided a good performance boost for users across different pricing tiers. While the higher-end cards ...

September 14, 2016 at 4:55 pm by