Caleb Scrivner

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Controversial AI Has Been Trained to Kill Humans in a Doom Deathmatch

Eep.<p>A competition pitting artificial intelligence (AI) against human players in the classic video game Doom has demonstrated just how advanced AI …

NFL Running Back Signs $3.5M Deal, Still Refuses to Give Up His $2 Car

NFL running back Alfred Morris recently signed a $3.5 million deal with the Dallas Cowboys, but he won’t give up his 1991 Mazda 626, which he bought from his pastor for $2, according to Fox Sports.<p>Alfred Morris #46 of the Washington Redskins runs the ball against Brandon Carr #39 of the Dallas …

This mysterious startup wants to kill computers for good

A startup called Magic Leap is working on a headset that displays augmented reality (AR), which means overlaying virtual images on top of the real world. And if all goes according to plan, it'll be able replace all the screens in your life.<p>In fact, according to a new profile on Magic Leap in Wired, …

The U.S. Government Launches a $100-Million "Apollo Project of the Brain"

Three decades ago, the U.S. government launched the Human Genome Project, a 13-year endeavor to sequence and map all the genes of the human species. …

Machine Learning

How George Hotz Plans To Beat Tesla And Google With His Robocar Startup

George Hotz has a knack for showmanship. When I visit him on a cloudy San Francisco day in February, the brash 26-year-old hacker has decked out his basement office with everything he needs to make an impression. On top of a bookshelf, there’s a photo of Elon Musk with two darts hanging from his …

NASA Is Growing Potatoes In Peru To Simulate Martian Conditions

If Mark Watney can do it...<p>In order for humanity to one day colonize Mars, researchers must first find a sustainable crop to grow there. However, Mars isn’t the most hospitable place for plant life, which is why NASA scientists are currently in Lima, Peru attempting to grow potatoes in a simulated …

Physicists have ‘squeezed’ Schrödinger’s cat

Consider the cat from the famous thought experiment by the physicist Erwin Schrödinger. The cat can be dead and alive at once, since its life depends …

Quantum Physics