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Writing, animation, and illustration, things that used to be uniquely human, are now being invaded by artificial intelligence. So, what’s next for creatives?
Don’t worry about the AI, worry about the humans training it, say researchers who found out how easy it is to turn machines evil.
Researchers trying to give the world a nearly limitless source of clean energy are getting a hand from an AI trained to fight against 100+ million degree plasma.
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.