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A popular thought among experts thinking about alien life is that any intelligent life we discover in space will be artificial. But how realistic is this notion?
To combat humanity’s flaws, some pundits are urging us to give AI the power to govern. These ideas are guaranteed to backfire.
Current economic models and priorities set almost a century ago are obviously failing us today. Can machines help us get back on the right track?
How can artificial intelligence be so impressive in demos but end up with a shaky real life track record? Is it because we’re hitting the limits of our current machine learning models?
Turns out artificial intelligence needs a nap every once in a while to stay accurate, and that may tell us something fundamental about our own minds.
China is aiming for AI supremacy to automate and export totalitarianism. This effort is bound to backfire, but not for the reason you may think.
Researchers are enlisting computers in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria and already have a promising new candidate in the pipeline.
Despite constantly using algorithms defined as artificial intelligence and losing millions of jobs to it, we're still not sure where this technology can go and if it's really intelligent.
Few topics today are as relevant and impactful as automation, changing the fortunes of developing nations and deeply reshaping the economies of politics of wealthy ones.
According to some scientists, we may be stuck in some sort of alien version of The Matrix and never know it.