Joshua Smith

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Why We Should Think About the Threat of Artificial Intelligence

If the New York <i>Times</i>’<i>s</i> latest article is to be believed, artificial intelligence is moving so fast it sometimes seems almost “magical.” Self-driving cars have arrived; Siri can listen to your voice and find the nearest movie theatre; and I.B.M. just set the “Jeopardy”-conquering Watson to work on …

AI Open Letter

Click here to see this page in other languages: <b>Chinese German Japanese Russian</b><p>Artificial intelligence (AI) research has explored a variety of …

AI Has Arrived, and That Really Worries the World's Brightest Minds

On the first Sunday afternoon of 2015, Elon Musk took to the stage at a closed-door conference at a Puerto Rican resort to discuss an intelligence …

Why Elon Musk Spent $10 Million To Keep Artificial Intelligence Friendly

Over the past year big names in technology and science like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have warned that the threat of artificial intelligence gone bad, a la Skynet in the “Terminator” franchise, might be more than just science fiction.<p>In tweets and multiple public appearances, Musk has compared …

Bill Gates Says You Should Worry About Artificial Intelligence

Aside from founding Microsoft, Bill Gates is known as an all-around smart guy who has put his money where his mouth is when it comes to saving the world. It would seem that this makes his opinions worth considering when he tells us that he, like fellow brainiac Stephen Hawking and Tesla Motors …

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