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This Company Will Pay You $50 an Hour to Smoke Weed

Get your resume together. This is not a drill.<p>It seems everyone and their dog is jumping headfirst into the cannabis industry, now that Canada is about to legalize it. But what if your primary expertise simply comes from the fact that you’ve smoked a lot of weed? Turns out that is a marketable …

Cannabis Industry

How To Use Google's AI Ethics Faux Pas To Attract Top Talent

Earlier this year a dozen Google employees quit, and 4,000 others signed a petition asking Google to end project Maven – a Pentagon project to give military drones the ability to classify images quickly using AI. Other sources from top AI labs have confirmed that their students and researchers have …

Salaries & Wages

#CareerBytes: These 6 online-courses will make you an AI expert

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world; it's being integrated into various fields like healthcare, banking, transport, defense, education, …

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

China and the US are racing to develop AI weapons

When Google’s AlphaGo defeated the Chinese grandmaster at a game of Go in 2017, China was confronted with its own “Sputnik moment”: a prompt to up …

23 Dad Jokes That Are So Bad They're Good

Nothing like a good ol' dad joke.

12 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk has said that reading a variety of books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to his …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk warns that AI could become an 'immortal dictator'

Authoritarianism is nothing new.<p>But at least Mussolini and Hitler died. In the age of artificial intelligence, we could create "an immortal dictator …

This surreal AI creature meets humans, then decides whether it wants to play with them

In the middle of London's Hyde Park lives a strange and wondrous creature. Its name is BOB, and it's an AI entity.<p>BOB ("Bag of Beliefs") is an art …

This Is The A-Bomb Moment For Computer Science

“Computer science is a field which hasn't yet encountered consequences,” ex-Googler Yonatan Zunger wrote on Sunday. Physics made the atomic bomb, chemistry created chemical weapons, but the cutting-edge sciences of today — fields like machine learning, data science, and computational linguistics — …

Artificial Intelligence

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to interpret contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted by …

Artificial Intelligence

Jaden Smith wants to be the Elon Musk of bottled water — and it could revolutionize a $16 billion industry

Jaden Smith's ride to our interview — a Tesla Model X with Falcon Wing doors — tells you about half of what you need to know about the 19-year-old star's new mission as an entrepreneur.<p>"I love Elon [Musk]," Smith told Business Insider. "He's one of my biggest inspirations in the world."<p>Smith, the …

AI experts list the real dangers of artificial intelligence

A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too.<p>The paper, titled “The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation,” calls this …

The 10 Best Dress Shoes Under $200

You don't have to spend a lot to look great.<p>Every man should have a great pair of dress shoes (or two). When it comes to looking sharp in a suit, there's nothing that can touch a great shoe. But just because they're necessary doesn't mean you need to shell out—there are plenty of well-priced …

Special Report: How Myanmar forces burned, looted and killed in a remote village

INN DIN, Myanmar (Reuters) - Bound together, the 10 Rohingya Muslim captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a shallow grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of Sept. 2, all 10 lay dead. At least two were hacked to death by Buddhist villagers. The rest were shot by Myanmar troops, two of the …

The Philosophy of the Midlife Crisis

When he was thirty-five, Kieran Setiya had a midlife crisis. Objectively, he was a successful philosophy professor at the University of Pittsburgh, who had written the books “Practical Knowledge” and “Knowing Right from Wrong.” But suddenly his existence seemed unsatisfying. Looking inward, he felt …

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Inside the world’s biggest and most important AI conference

Look into the sea of computer scientists shaping the future of artificial intelligence and the first thing you’ll notice is all the backpacks. Expensive and branded, the backpacks mark the mostly male 20-and-30-somethings as members of the tribes of Google, Nvidia, Facebook, and Microsoft.<p>These …

UC Berkeley

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God just sold at auction for $125,000 — here's what he wrote

When Darwin published "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" in 1859, many people saw the book as an attack on religion. How could the world have been created in seven days if the evolution of living creatures on Earth took place over hundreds of thousands of years, as Darwin …

AI could help solve the world’s health care problems at scale

In a world with limited doctors, emerging diseases and superbugs, and sharply rising costs, how can we successfully tackle health care problems at scale? This is just one of the critical challenges India’s explosive startup community hopes to solve by implementing AI to serve the needs of the …

China’s answer to bureaucracy in police stations is AI

China will soon be home to the first ever human-free police station<p>I don’t know what’s scarier: dealing with a stern police officer or going to a …

How to Make Artificial Intelligence Technologies Available for Everyone?

Bitcoinist | Nov 12, 2017 | 15:11<p><b>At present, in order to get an access to the technology of artificial intelligence, you need to spend a lot of</b> …

Here are the top 3 benefits and barriers to AI adoption

More businesses are embracing artificial intelligence, according to IDC and DataRobot. Here's what you should know in order to stick with the pack.<p>An …

As the Physician Shortage Grows, Healthcare Embraces AI Technology

AI and Healthcare: What Does the Future Hold?<p>By 2025, the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts the shortage of physicians in the U.S. will reach an estimated 34,600 to 88,000 doctors. As the healthcare industry feels increased pressure from the growing doctor deficit, artificial …

Artificial Intelligence Boosts Pregnancy Success Rates By 30-40%

Artificial intelligence is a trending topic, with discussions around it ranging from 'robots will take over our jobs' to debates on the ethical …

Artificial Intelligence

Can a Robot Join the Faith?

As an apparent coup d’etat ripples through Saudi Arabia, the rising ruling faction is trying to keep things upbeat by sending bullish signals to the world’s mega-rich. Exhibit A is Neom, part of the kingdom’s Vision 2030 initiative, a proposed utopian city whose modest slogan is “the world’s most …

Aliens are actually immortal robots, and they’re billions of years old, scientist claims

Sorry, UFO fans, aliens are probably not almond-eyed, elf-like creatures with an unfathomable obsession with sticking probes up people’s …

Paranormal

No Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Here: Behold A U.S. Vs. Japan Giant Robot Duel

Two years ago an American robotics company challenged a Japanese robotics company to a duel.<p>Their weapons of choice? Giant robots.<p>This long-awaited match between the monstrous robots — built by MegaBots Inc. of the U.S. and by Suidobashi Heavy Industry of Japan — will be broadcast on Tuesday via …