Andreas Kaiser

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Lifelike 'Sophia' Robot Granted Citizenship to Saudi Arabia

A robot with an uncannily human-like appearance recently advanced one step closer to human status, when it was granted citizenship to Saudi Arabia at …

Saudi Arabia

This psychologist’s “gaydar” research makes us uncomfortable. That’s the point.

Michal Kosinski used artificial intelligence to detect sexual orientation. Let him explain why.<p>In September, Stanford researcher Michal Kosinski published a preprint of a paper that made anoutlandish claim: The profile pictures we upload to social media and dating websites can be used to predict …

FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

"Apple is pretty good at evil genius stuff," FBI official laments at conference.<p>Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are continuing to voice …

Privacy

Uber’s Secret Tool for Keeping the Cops in the Dark

In May 2015 about 10 investigators for the Quebec tax authority burst into Uber Technologies Inc.’s office in Montreal. The authorities believed Uber …

The world's most anticipated buildings completing in 2018 - CNN Style

CNN

Driverless Cars Could Make Transportation Free for Everyone—With a Catch

Want a gratis ride? You’ll just have to stop at some stores along the way.<p>As self-driving cars inch closer to everyday reality, journalists, futurists, economists, and ethicists have weighed in with numerous predictions about autonomous vehicles’ future impact. Liquor sales will rise, the …

An AI Accurately Guessed Race and Voting Patterns by Counting Cars on Google Street View

A robust, timely census is vital to democracy. Censuses sketch the changing face of our nation by charting both political and demographic shifts, …

Harvard Rescinds Admissions To 10 Students For Offensive Facebook Memes

At least 10 students accepted to Harvard have had their offers rescinded after administrators discovered offensive posts in a private, online Facebook messaging group, the <i>Harvard Crimson</i> reported Sunday. The Holocaust, child abuse, sexual assault, as well as posts that denigrated minority groups, …

Booted for flipping the bird harsh? Sure. Necessary? Absolutely

Imagine watching a Little League game on television and the cameras pan to the dugout. Standing there are several players with their middle fingers …

Student's Snapchat violates privacy, ends football career

If you know a high school student, or you are a high school student, and you haven’t reckoned with how that little device in your hand can wreck your …

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2017

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the …

This Game Teaches You How to Build a Quantum Computer

Learning about how quantum computers work doesn’t have to be boring.<p>2017 has been a great year for quantum computing. Researchers created a time crystal that will one day serve as a quantum computer’s internal clock, managed to predict the future of a quantum system, put the first node of the …

Health Risks from Dental Sealants

It’s funny what gets passed off as “preventive dentistry” for kids. Brushing, flossing, good nutrition and healthy lifestyle habits seem to be …

As AI and robots rise up, do humans need an upgrade too?

I'd rather live in a cave than have my brain augmented<p>Noel Sharkey<p>I'm incredibly frustrated being human<p>Bryan Johnson