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Artificial Intelligence May Doom The Human Race Within A Century, Oxford Professor Says

An Oxford philosophy professor who has studied existential threats ranging from nuclear war to superbugs says the biggest danger of all may be superintelligence.<p>Superintelligence is any intellect that outperforms human intellect in every field, and Nick Bostrom thinks its most likely form will be a …

How Google’s Autonomous Car Passed the First U.S. State Self-Driving Test

Regulations governing Google’s experimental self-driving cars will come into effect on California’s roads starting 16 September. They have driven …

Virtually Human: We need human rights for cyberconscious beings.

<i>This</i> <i>essay is adapted from</i> Virtually Human: The Promise—and the Peril—of Digital Immortality <i>by Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D, published by St. Martin’s</i> …

Artificial intelligence: how clever do we want our machines to be?

From <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> to <i>Blade Runner</i> and <i>RoboCop</i> to <i>The Matrix</i>, how humans deal with the artifical intelligence they have created has proved a fertile dystopian territory for film-makers. More recently Spike Jonze’s <i>Her</i> and Alex Garland’s forthcoming <i>Ex Machina</i> explore what it might be like to have …

Google CEO: Computers Are Going To Take Our Jobs, And 'There's No Way Around That'

Today, Google is much more than a search engine. The company appears to be involved in every type of new technology ranging from self-driving cars to contact lenses that can test for disease.<p>In a recent interview with the Financial Times, CEO Larry Page provided some insight as to why the company …

Google's Secretive DeepMind Startup Unveils a "Neural Turing Machine" - MIT Technology Review

One of the great challenges of neuroscience is to understand the short-term working memory in the human brain. At the same time, computer scientists …

Google Buys Two Artificial Intelligence Companies - techENT || Tech Your Way

Google’s DeepMind Team has hired two artificial intelligence companies that were founded by Oxford University, known as Dark Blue Labs and Vision …