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How much autonomy is too much for AI?

AI has the power to make decisions on our behalf and the world is getting excited. But there’s always that nagging question: Who will be the servant and who will be the master? Should we approach AI from a completely different angle? Should we actually hand over control at all and let the AI make …

Artificial Intelligence

Augmented vs. artificial intelligence: What's the difference? - IoT Agenda

Movies like <i>iRobot</i>, <i>Chappie</i>, <i>Ex Machina</i> and, of course, the classic <i>Terminator</i>, all portray a future where artificial intelligence is a staple part of …

Artificial Intelligence

This Algorithm Can Detect Pneumonia More Accurately Than a Radiologist

An algorithm developed by researchers at Stanford University proved more effective than human radiologists in diagnosing cases of pneumonia. Much …

Machine Learning

Why AI Is the ‘New Electricity’ - Knowledge@Wharton

““AI is the new electricity,” said Andrew Ng, co-founder of Coursera and an adjunct Stanford professor who founded the Google Brain Deep Learning …

‘Slaughterbot’ film warns tiny drones could carry out murders

Swarms of tiny drones flown by artificial intelligence and programmed to assassinate human targets using a few grams of explosives have been forecast …

Surgical dressing fights infections with electricity

<b>A surgical dressing that becomes electrically active on contact with bodily fluids could help to can prevent infections and combat antibiotic</b> …

Medicine

If hackers attacked the hospital

Networked “smart” devices are poised to revolutionize health care, from infusion pumps that provide essential safety checks for the medications they …

Lab-Grown Mini Organs Could Speed Up Drug Discovery

The thought of lab-grown organs conjures up Frankenstein-like imagery. The reality however, is somewhat less visually dramatic, with the term ‘organoids’ used to describe tiny 3D structures of human tissue, a millimeter or so in diameter. Although, frankly, underwhelming to look at without a …

A Neurosurgeon Claims He’s Performed a ‘Successful’ Human Head Transplant

Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero has announced his collaborator in China, orthopedic surgeon Xiaoping Ren, has successfully transplanted a head …

AI can now listen to individuals in a crowd

WHY THIS MATTERS<p>This new breakthrough will let our Connected Home devices hear us better, but on the other it also gives organisations the ability to …

‘Killer robots’ will start slaughtering people if they’re not banned soon, AI expert warns

An artificial intelligence expert has called for countries to ban so-called “killer robots” before activists’ warnings against them become a …