Artificial Intelligence

Your Dead Loved Ones Can Now Live on as 'Black Mirror'-Style AI Copies

Just so we're clear, Black Mirror is not supposed to be an instructional series that's filled with good ideas for the future.In the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 11:33AM

Artificial Intelligence Discovers an Entirely New Way to Beat 'Q*bert'

Lots of early arcade games are still widely remembered today — Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Donkey Kong, etc. The same can not be...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 8:35PM

Robotic 'Flying Brain' Cimon Joining International Space Station Crew to Monitor Astronauts' Mental States

We've seen all kinds of strange little robot helpers, from Robelf to Temi, but Cimon is probably the weirdest: it's a floating...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 11:38AM

New Trojan Malware Could Mind-Control Neural Networks

Each new technological breakthrough comes seemingly prepackaged with a new way for hackers to kill us all: self-driving cars,...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 10:47AM

Michio Kaku: Robots Need Inhibitor Chips To Prevent Human Slaughter

Noteworthy scientists and technology experts, including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, are speaking out about the need for humanity...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 10:19AM

Google's New AI Predicts Future Heart Attacks By Scanning Your Eye

Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world.We're not, as a species, doing ourselves any favors in this regard. Tasty...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 10:30AM

AI Generated Candy Hearts Contain Not-So-Romantic Messages

Neural networks are amazing, artificially intelligent systems that can be used for some amazing things. They can also be used for some...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 10 February 2018 - 4:48PM

Ford is Making an Autonomous Police Car That Can Pursue Suspects

Of all the careers at risk of becoming automated, one wouldn't expect the police to find themselves on that list. And while they won't...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 3:30PM

MIT Scientists Design a Computer That Works Just Like a Human Brain

As complex and impressive computers are becoming, they still don't hold a candle to the human brain. Sure, we can't instantly recall...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 22 January 2018 - 6:30PM

This New AI Translates Dog Barks Into English

The idea of some magical device that translates our pet's communications into human speech is not new--only up until now, it's been...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 11:57AM

Neural Network Nightmare: AI Creates Creepy Christmas Carols

When artificial intelligence eventually takes over the world and destroys us all, we can only hope that it's not around the holidays...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 - 10:33AM

NASA Just Found Our Solar System's Twin by Using AI

Searching the stars for unique phenomena is not an easy process.The problem is that space is simply too big, too diverse, and too...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 5:43PM

An Artificial Intelligence Is Learning Emotions by Watching 'Up'

How do you teach an artificial intelligence to understand emotion? After all, an AI can't comprehend feelings in the same way that a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 8:41PM

Google's AlphaGo Quickly Taught Itself to Become a Chess Master

Not content with building a computer that can thoroughly trounce any living human at a single board game like Go, Google's DeepMind...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 - 8:46PM

Artificial Intelligence Composed Its Own Black Metal Album

One of the most exciting things about machine learning is the opportunity that it affords creators to train software to build brand...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 6:21PM

Sophia the Robot is Crowdfunding Her Learning to Absorb More Knowledge

Well, looks like we've almost arrived at the singularity. A robot is looking to absorb the entirety of humanity's knowledge, and it's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 8:34PM

NASA Drone Race Pits a Human Pilot Against Artificial Intelligence

Out of the many, many projects that NASA is currently working on, a more earthbound task involves research into autonomous drones,...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 26 November 2017 - 1:29PM

Russia's AI Killer Robots Will Change War Forever

The future of warfare isn't soldiers on the battlefield--it's artificial intelligence. The Russian military is investing heavily...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 1:06PM

This AI Is the Breakthrough Space Exploration Has Been Waiting For

Space is so vast, how can we ever explore all of it? We may finally have an answer--artificial intelligence. The biggest problem with...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 11:33AM

This AI Chatbot Trolls Email Scammers With Hilarious Results

It's a story as old as time: a Nigerian prince, a crisis, and a mountain of cash waiting to be transferred into your bank account (for...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 10:08AM