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Data Warehouses Around the World Help Create an AI Supercomputer

There has been a lot of talk about artificial intelligence as of late, particularly in regards to the dangers that it could pose. However, despite warnings from the likes of Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, numerous…

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War Robots Put Humankind at Risk, AI Experts Warn

An artificial intelligence expert has warned the development of killer robots, or Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS), capable of engaging targets without human intervention puts the principles of human dignity at risk. “LAWS could violate fundamental…

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AI Pioneer Concerned About Direction of Intelligent Computers

Stuart Russell, Professor of Computer Science and founder of the Center for Intelligent Systems at the University of California and pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence, drafted a letter to the AI community asking it…

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AI to Develop “Common Sense” Within a Decade According to Google

Artificial intelligence could be given “common sense” within ten years, according to Google’s leading AI scientist. Professor Geoff Hinton, the man tasked with developing intelligent operating systems for Google, claims the company is close to artificially…

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Stephen Hawking Reveals His Thoughts About Artificial Intelligence

If you are thinking about a Terminator scenario when hearing the word ‘advanced artificial intelligence’, then you are not alone. Stephen Hawking makes his own predictions and states that artificial intelligence will overtake humans in just…

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Elon Musk Fears Google’s Potentially “Evil” Robot Army

Elon Musk, founder of electric car firm Tesla and astronautics outfit SpaceX, is again expressing his concerns about the technological singularity, the point at which artificial intelligence usurps humanity. Musk’s fresh concern regards Google or, more…

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One-Year-Old AI Robot Close to Becoming “Self-Aware”

This time last year, researchers at Bielefeld University in Germany uploaded a six-legged robot, nicknamed Hector, with a newly developed artificial intelligence software that gave it a simple form of consciousness, allowing the machine to learn…

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Man Sword-Fights Against a Robot Arm

The Japanese scoff at the idea of banning killer robots, and instead are teaching them to sword-fight. Both robot and human combatants are only using foam swords in the following clip, which shows a robotic arm…

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Brain of a Bee Used to Pilot a Drone

Earlier this year, we brought you the story of a simulated worm brain that had been uploaded into a LEGO robot, and now it seems that The Green Brain Project is taking that idea to the…

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Facebook AI – How It Will Effect The Content You Consume

AI is a big focus for companies like Facebook. Every time you load your news feed, some kind of algorithm is working hard to curate the best content for you. Have your closest friends shared a…

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Steve Wozniak Thinks Future of Artificial Intelligence “is Scary and Very Bad for People”

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, has thrown his hat into the artificial intelligence scaremongering ring – along with Professor Stephen Hawking, father of Microsoft Bill Gates, and SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk – by claiming…

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The Robots Are Coming For Us… By Ski

After they’ve conquered walking, running and stair climbing (sort of), the robots have one more way to get around once they’ve overrun the human race – by ski. Researchers from the University of Manitoba in Canada have…

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Bill Gates the Latest to Warn of the Dangers of AI

Following grim portents from the likes of Elon Musk and Professor Stephen Hawking, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has also warned of the potential threat that artificial intelligence (AI) could pose to humanity. In an AMA on…

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Scientists Turn Mario into an Artificial Intelligence

Scientists from the University of Tübingen in Germany have made Mario, star of the Super Mario games, self-aware, able to think, talk, and learn. The project, called ‘Mario Lives!’, was created to compete in the annual…

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Artificial Intelligence Could Destroy Humanity Warns Stephen Hawking

Crush. Kill. Destroy. The singularity – the super-evolution of sentient machines – is coming, according to Professor Stephen Hawking, and we should all be afraid. “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the…

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Elon Musk – Artificial Intelligence is Akin to ‘Summoning the Demon’.

Telsa CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk believes artificial intelligence (AI) is like summoning the demon, and that humanity should tread with caution. We all know the AI apocalyptic novels and movies – with robots and artificial life taking…

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AI Potentially More Dangerous than Nukes Says Elon Musk

I’m sure most of you have seen the Terminator movies, the effects of AI and what happened when SkyNet was put into service, sending the world into a downward spiral of destruction and war. Elon Musk…

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Hitchhiking Robot Is Halfway across Canada

Meet hitchBOT, this very colourful robot is making its way across Canada by hitchhiking. Although this robot might be lacking some fashion sense, it does have a few tricks up its sleeve. It has twitter so…

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Secret Artificial Intelligence Project has been In The Works for 30 Years

Cycorp look like any other research company, striving to create newer technologies in order to sell them to other companies and make life easier for people. However, the company has revealed that they were working on…

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Turing Test Passed by a ’13-year-old boy’ Computer

Before thinking that computers will soon rule the world, the Touring Test is merely a simple computer test which analyses a machine’s ability to exhibit intelligent behaviour equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human…

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Stephen Hawking Warns Of An A.I. Controlled Future

Advances in AI technology are all around us, Google have their Google Now service, Apple have Siri, Microsoft have Cortana and that’s just the world of mobile phone technology and search engines! Beyond that we have…

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Artificial Intelligent EmoSPARK Console Hits Indiegogo

The EmoSpark home console looks set to make multimedia playback a little more personal, using voice commands, face tracking and language analysis, the EmoSPARK wants to be an artificially Intelligent companion devices to answer your questions,…

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Nitrous-powered Engine – Star Swarm Benchmark – Released on Steam

For those of you who want to try out how well AMD’s Mantle works, it seems that you are going to like this. The Star Swarm Demo has been released and is available on Steam to…