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Toyota to Invest $1 Billion in AI and Robotics

Toyota have a history in investment in investing in research, investing $50 million already this year. Now Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor Corp announced that the company would be setting aside $1 billion in order…

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Two Year Taiwanese Trial on the Effects of AI Begins

As part of an experiment into how artificial intelligence can attempt to influence the real world decisions of people, researchers in Singapore have developed a smartphone app focused around convincing people to adjust their travel plans…

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Facebook’s AI Seeks to Conquer Humans at Go

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a concept almost everyone has heard of, from the movies and stories where an AI seeks to overthrows humanity. From Terminator to I Robot we’ve seen humans and artificial intelligence battle it…

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Project CARS Receives Substantial Patch

Project CARS crowd funding development model gave backers the opportunity to provide feedback and ask for changes to the handling model as well as other tweaks. The ability to work so closely with the development team…

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Professor Stephen Hawking is Scared of AI “Incompetence”

Professor Stephen Hawking has been very vocal about the dangers of artificial intelligence – once warning that it could destroy humanity – and now the theoretical physicist has clarified the root of his fears. During a…

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IBM Wants To Teach Robots Some Social Skills

The exploration and development of Artificial intelligence is a boundary which is consistently being pushed, the scientific and academic communities are furthering their studies into robotic interactions in many different directions. One such path is focusing…

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How Much Would It Cost To Build a Bionic You?

Well this is an interesting start to an article, in a world where machines are fast evolving with the aim of becoming the new humans of choice, what would be the theoretical financial cost if you…

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Footage Allegedly Shows Who Damaged Hitchbot!

We wrote an article yesterday (August 3rd 2015) concerning how a poor defenceless robot by the name of Hitchbot was damaged by an unknown assailant on the mean streets of Philadelphia. This was a shame as…

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First Rocket League Patch Punishes Quitters and Fixes Bugs

Rocket League had a bit of a rough start as the servers started to overheat and users reporting their consoles doing the same about a month ago. Now the first patch is ready and it has been…

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Hitchhiking Robot Is Vandalised After Just Two Weeks in the US

You did indeed read this correctly, a hitchhiking robot which was created by a team of intelligent minds with the aim of experimenting with artificial intelligence and human interaction, has become unstuck after entering and travelling…

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Wozniak, Hawking, and Musk Warn Military Against Using Artificial Intelligence

A cabal of over 1,000 experts in the field of computing, engineering, artificial intelligence, and even prominent officers in the US Army, have signed an open letter, hosted by the Future of Life Institute, imploring the…

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Hawking Amongst People Who Call For Ban On Autonomous Weapons

Terminator, Matrix, lots of movies have the same plot, weapons which have very little or no control and they go haywire before finally taking over the world. I mean come on, even Power Rangers went and…

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Automated Gun Turret Can Decide When To Shoot

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has long been seen as the answer to many of life’s evolutions, but the question of injecting an autonomous brain into an unknown being has yet to be fully achieved. But this vision…

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A Robot Passed the Self-Awareness Test and This Is How It Did It

When talking about robots and self-awareness, I think most people would just freak out, but there are some people who would be extremely excited and interested about these things. But I don’t think freaking out would…

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Facebook Currently Testing It’s Own Virtual Assistant ‘Moneypenny’

Artificial assistants have become quite the popular thing since Siri was released for iPhone devices with rival programs such as Cortana and the Google now could get some competition. Facebook is launching its virtual assistant of its…

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We Could Be Teaching Computers How and What to Learn in the Near Future

We’ve seen a lot of projects and methods involving machine learning up until now, but the truth is that no matter how efficient and quick a computer is, the software will always be its limit. However,…

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Google Files Patents for Artificial Intelligence

Google has filed six patents for artificial intelligence and neural networks, it has been revealed. It’s the first time that the tech giant has attempted to protect its AI research, some of which could be spurious,…

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Musk Donates $7 Million to Future of Life Institute for AI Risk Research

It is no secret that Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, PayPal and SpaceX, as well as other people, is concerned where the current unsupervised and at times reckless efforts in AI will lead us. Maybe we won’t…

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Robot Crushes Man At Automotive Factory

A sombre story has emerged of a robot which inadvertently killed a man at a factory in Germany. This tragic incident happened during the installation of a robot which is designed and programmed to assist within…

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Zuckerberg Predicts Telepathy as the Next Technological Advancement

Facebook creator and CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes that instant messaging over mobile devices and computer will be rendered obsolete by… telepathy? According to Zuckerberg, in his latest Townhall Q&A post, the next big advancement in communications…

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Artificial Intelligence Gets Stroppy With its Programmer

Google, probably the only company not scaremongering over the impending singularity, has had a run-in with one of its own artificial intelligence systems. The AI, whose vocabulary consists purely of content from movie scripts, was responding…

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When Two Robot Cars Meet On A Street

When a car driver pulls out in front of a fellow motorist, you will more often than not be called a variation of the word banker, although to be fair most bankers are called, well as…

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Facebook Knows When You Missed The Flash

Let’s picture the scene, you upload a snap of a special occasion to your Facebook account to share with your friends, family and followers, as there are many people in the scene you decide to tag…

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Google Scoffs at Artificial Intelligence Scarmongering

In the wake of a number of important figures, including Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, and Professor Stephen Hawking, expressing their fears over the prospect of artificial intelligence subjugating humanity, Google’s premier AI scientist has…

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Ray Kurzweil Claims Human Brain will Merge with Computers by 2030

The likes of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, and Professor Stephen Hawking have been agitating over the last few months about humankind being subjugated, enslaved, or even wiped out by artificial intelligence, so it’s refreshing…

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Artificial Intelligence Solves 120-Year-Old Mystery of Cellular Regeneration

An artificial intelligence has, with absolute autonomy (i.e. no input from humans), cracked a 120-year-old biological mystery. A team of computer scientists and biologists from Tufts University developed a computer that was able to form its…

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Google Wants to Predict the Calories in Your Food

We’ve heard that Facebook is keen on finding talented people in the AI field by opening a new research lab in Paris, but what is Google up to with its own AI research? The latest news…