Artificial Intelligence

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

Stephen Hawking: 'AI May Replace Humans Altogether'

Is AI the key to the future or the final nail in the coffin of mankind?Stephen Hawking previously expressed his opinions on the...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 10:55AM

Image Recognition AI Is Easily Fooled Into Thinking a Turtle Is a Rifle

As world leaders embrace autonomous robot warfare with disconcerting enthusiasm, it's hard not to wonder about how things could go...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 02 November 2017 - 7:28PM

This AI Could Revolutionize Cancer Treatment

Scientists may have found the perfect method for identifying cancer with pinpoint accuracy.A new study from Showa University in Japan...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 30 October 2017 - 11:01AM

Robot Sophia Now Has More Human Rights in Saudi Arabia Than Women

Saudia Arabia has officially granted citizenship to robot Sophia, effectively giving more rights to an artificially intelligent...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 30 October 2017 - 10:43AM

This AI Learned to Write Horror Stories That'll Give You Nightmares

We've long been told that AI will evolve to kill us all — now it looks like we might have proof. Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 11:38AM

New Video of Apple's Self-Driving Car Shows Its Rivals Are Leading the Race

A new video of Apple's self-driving car shows the tech giant may have a long way to go before it catches up to its competitors.Back...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 10:50AM

Google Unveils a New Version of AlphaGo Which Learns on Its Own

The time when humans are able to outsmart computers in logical games with clearly defined rules has long since ended, and we're used...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 8:04PM

Intel Announces a Processing Chip Designed For Machine Learning AI

As research into artificial intelligence continues to grow and develop, programmers' needs are growing more complicated. Modern...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 7:36PM

All of Elon Musk's Bold Predictions For the Future In One Infographic

If someone ran up to you on the street and told you computers with artificial intelligence are going to kill us all by 2040, you'd...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 11:23AM

21st Century Problems: How NOT To Fall In Love With A Chatbot

If Ex Machina has taught us anything, except that Oscar Isaacs has some incredible dance moves in his arsenal of talents, it's that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:37AM

Facebook's Attempt To Build 'Starcraft II' AI Bot Fails Miserably

Here's a story that should put a smile on the face of anyone who has a soft spot for inspirational underdog sports movies.Facebook's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 10:41AM

Google Starts an Ethics Initiative for the DeepMind AI Program

It's hard to know where to draw the line with artificial intelligence. On the one hand, we want our tech to get more sophisticated, to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 5:07PM

An Artificially Intelligent Hologram Could Become Your Hotel Concierge

As artificial intelligence continues to spread into more and more jobs, it's very likely that at some point in the near future, it'll...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 01 October 2017 - 1:06PM