Artificial Intelligence

Digital Immortality: New Social Network Learns Your Personality and Keeps Posting After Your Death

In the second series premiere of Black Mirror, which starred Hayley Atwell and Domhnall Gleeson, a woman signs up for a service that...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 August 2015 - 10:30AM

Venmo Creator Is Building Samantha from 'Her'

"Fin feels like a person — actually, it feels like a multiplicity of people, almost like a city."

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 - 1:13PM

Computer Programs May Be Learning Human Prejudices

At first blush, it seems that using a completely objective, mathematical algorithm to scan resumes would eliminate the danger of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 17 August 2015 - 9:50AM

A New Kind of Eternal Life: The Growing Christian Transhumanism Movement

Transhumanism, the movement which aims to use science fiction-esque methods such as brain uploading, cyborgism, and cryogenics to...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 14 August 2015 - 2:53PM

Silicon Valley Leader on Why Artificial Intelligence Probably Won't Kill Us All

"I don't understand why the obviously smart thing to do would be to kill all the humans. The smarter I get, the less I want to kill...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 - 4:46PM

Watch: NAO Robots Display a Brief Moment of Self-Awareness

These days artificial intelligence is an undeniably a popular subject in both Hollywood and the world of technology. But when it...

Rhonda Dehaini
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 - 6:43PM

Reverend Claims AIs Have Souls, Can Be Saved by Jesus Christ

"I don't see Christ's redemption limited to human beings."

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 August 2015 - 5:09PM

Stephen Hawking Will Conduct His First Reddit AMA Next Week

Have questions about artificial intelligence, alien life, or the beginning of the Universe? Go ahead!

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 July 2015 - 1:20PM

What Hollywood Gets Right and Wrong About Artificial Intelligence

Scientists rank which Hollywood movies get it right, and which get it very, very wrong.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 17 July 2015 - 11:25AM

William Hurt Calls the Plot of AMC's Humans 'Inevitable"

On AMC's Humans, eerily human-like androids called Synths have become staples in every household, as ubiquitous as iPads and iPhones....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 July 2015 - 2:47PM

Mark Zuckerberg's Utopian/Dystopian Vision of the Future as a Shared Virtual Reality

Mark Zuckerberg wants us all to live in The Circle.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 July 2015 - 12:38PM

How Elon Musk's $10 Million Donation Is Preventing AI from Wiping Out Humanity

The real-life Iron Man is teaching robots ethics and establishing "meaningful human control."

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 - 1:29PM

New AI Scores Higher on an IQ Test than the Average Human

A computer program has beaten humans on a verbal IQ test for the first time.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 29 June 2015 - 1:07PM

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak on A.I - "It's Actually Going to Turn Out Really Good for the Humans"

Steve Wozniak believes humans will become the pets of Artificial Intelligence, and he thinks that's just great.

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 1:02PM

Google 'Incepts' Dreams Into Its AI with Stunning Results

The lead engineers behind the A.I. of Google are using "inception" to test out their artificial neural networks - a strategy that has...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 19 June 2015 - 11:51AM

Pepper, The 'World's First Emotional Robot,' Goes on Sale This Weekend

Pepper can not only read emotions, but has "evolved" to have emotions of its own.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 2:17PM

Expert Claims Humans Will Evolve Into Godlike Cyborgs Within 200 Years

Professor Yuval Noah Harari believes that cyborgism is the next stage of human evolution.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 2:13PM

Why the Military's 'Ethical Robots' May Decide to Wipe Out Humanity

From Ultron to the Cybermen, sci-fi tells us that "ethical robots" could easily decide to eliminate humanity for the greater good.

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 25 May 2015 - 12:36PM

Three Movie Robot Apocalypses that Could Happen in Real Life

Will Stephen King's inflammatory predictions come true?

Johnny Brayson
Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 10:03AM

Ex Machina, The Turing Test, and Sci-Fi's Fascination with Emotional Robots

Why is science fiction more concerned with a robot's feelings than its intelligence?

Alexandra Grunberg
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - 10:58AM