Artificial Intelligence

A New Study From Google's DeepMind Shows What Happens When AI Gets Selfish

As our world becomes more and more reliant on artificial intelligence, a vital moral question crops up: if two or more AI systems...

Devin Klos
Thursday, 09 February 2017 - 3:28PM

Guidelines for Preventing an AI Takeover Endorsed by Musk and Hawking

Two of modern science's most powerful voices, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have both issued warnings about the dangers of artificial...

Noelle Phansalkar
Saturday, 04 February 2017 - 2:23PM

Elon Musk Gives Update on His 'Neural Lace' Brain Computer

With all the fear surrounding any new developments in artificial intelligence, one man has proposed a radical theory — to keep...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 8:49PM

New Fund Aimed at Teaching Morals to AI

A new 27 million dollar fund aimed at teaching AI religion, morality, and ethics has been collected from a group of high-profile...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 7:10PM

[LIVE] Watching Two Google Home Chatterbots Argue With One Another Is Hilarious

After Microsoft's AI Twitter-bot Tay turned into a racist, genocidal psychopath, we thought we'd seen the height of chatterbot...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 06 January 2017 - 12:48PM

Advanced Neural Network Is Taught To Play Mario Kart

AI can now do everything from run your household to steal your job. And with so much being demanded from the latest in technology,...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 8:50PM

AI Replaces Humans Inside A Japanese Insurance Office

Fukoku Mutual Life, a Japanese medical insurance company, published a press release detailing its plans to introduce artificial...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 8:16PM

Obama Thinks AI Will Create Jobs

The recently released White House report on "Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy" takes a surprisingly positive...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 11:15AM

We Have (Almost) Everything We Need to Create A Real 'Westworld'

Now that we know Westworld won't return until 2018, we have a lot of time to think about things like Blade Runner and Turing...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 - 1:34PM

Stephen Hawking Says We Have 1,000 Years to Leave Earth

Stephen Hawking's latest prediction for humanity is bleak, to say the least. The renowned theoretical physicist gave a speech on...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 18 November 2016 - 2:37PM

Westworld Showrunners Say Sentient Artificial Intelligence Is "Imminent"

HBO's Westworld, which takes place in an android-filled park that allows people to enact all of their darkest vices, is the latest in...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 10:16AM

Watch Pepper the Robot Learn to Play the Ball-and-Cup Game

Pepper the robot has been in the news in the past for a few remarkable achievements, such as guessing the mood of humans, getting its...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 24 September 2016 - 4:05PM

The Director of Iron Man Is Making an Interactive VR Movie About Tiny, Adorable Gnomes

Iron Man director Jon Favreau took the stage last night at TedX Hollywood, an independently organized Ted conference that specifically...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 16 September 2016 - 1:33PM

UC Berkeley Launches a Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence

UC Berkeley has recently given birth to the Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence, a place of research meant to focus on...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 01 September 2016 - 8:34PM

An A.I Just Defeated a Human Fighter Pilot in Multiple Dogfight Simulations

Over the last few years, there's been a lot of talk about Tom Cruise returning for a sequel to the hit fighter pilot action flick, Top...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 5:15AM

How Far Should Driverless Cars Go To Save Your Life?

As driverless cars come closer and closer to taking over our roads, some of the issues at the heart of A.I. development still need...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 27 June 2016 - 6:24AM

Elon Musk Wants to Create Robots to Carry Out Household Chores

There's probably not many things that scare Tesla Motors and SpaceX founder Elon Musk - but the billionaire admits that one of his...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 - 6:09AM

Meet The First Robot Ever To Break a Law of Robotics

Isaac Asimov's three rules of robotics are simple: "[1] A robot may not injust a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 20 June 2016 - 10:20AM

This is What Happens When You Get an Artificial Intelligence to Write a Sci-Fi Movie

Artificial Intelligence is getting very good at a number of things, playing Settlers of Catan, humans at Go, and judging beauty...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 10 June 2016 - 10:29AM

Google's Neural Network Dreams Up Psychedelic 2001: A Space Odyssey

By now you've probably seen Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. You may even have seen those crazy, trippy image...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 09 June 2016 - 12:50PM