Content Tagged artificial intelligence


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
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Hayao Miyazaki Calls AI-crafted Animation: “An Insult to Life Itself”

The legendary Hayao Miyazaki was not amused upon seeing AI-crafted animation calling it an “Insult to life itself”. The award-winning Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli ...

December 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm 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

Amazon’s Alexa Now in Home Robot Form with the Omate Yumi

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant can now be found in an interesting new form factor: inside the adorable Omate Yumi home robot. Omate, who is known for their smart watch ...

November 19, 2016 at 7:30 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

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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Raspberry Pi AI Beats Human Fighter Pilot in Simulation

An experienced former US Air Force officer was beaten in a simulated fighter plane dogfight against an artificial intelligence running on a Raspberry Pi. ALPHA – the AI ...

July 1, 2016 at 11:40 pm by
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Robot Deliberately Harms its Creator

Isaac Asimov’s First Law of Robotics famously states: “A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.” Tell that to ...

June 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Google Building “Big Red Button” to Prevent Skynet

If you believe Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, and Professor Stephen Hawking, The Singularity – the point at which artificial intelligence outgrows the human race – will trigger ...

June 4, 2016 at 12:13 am by
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Professor Claims Computers Might Need ‘Human Rights’

In the modern age, technological advancements are occurring at a blistering pace and household items are now capable of incredible processing power. The introduction of ...

May 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

Grad Students Fooled by AI Teaching Assistant

AI has a growing place in our society and a number of them are becoming harder and harder to distinguish from humans while performing their tasks. This has been further shown ...

May 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm by