Each big step of progress in computing — from mainframe to personal computer to internet to smartphone — has opened opportunities for more people to invent on the digital frontier. But there is growing
BBC World Service - World Business Report, Can we trust artificial intelligence to be ethical in a war?
As the abilities of artificial intelligence continue to advance the defence industry is facing the challenge of dealing with the ethical question of computers deciding to kill the enemy in a war. Patrice
Quantum supremacy is reportedly here, but that's not necessarily a good thing. The Financial Times reported last week that it reviewed a paper by researchers from Google that indicates the company has
This developing branch of synthetic media technology has commercial applications—but also has the potential to disrupt elections and spread disinformation. In Russian novelist Victor Pelevin’s cyberpunk
As society turns to artificial intelligence to solve problems across ever more domains, we’re seeing an arms race to create specialized hardware that can run deep learning models at higher speeds and power
Google says that it has achieved quantum supremacy, a major milestone towards the development of quantum computers. At least, it seems to have. The announcement came in a paper that was reportedly published
The rise of killer robots is now unstoppable and a new digital Geneva Convention is essential to protect the world from the growing threat they pose, according to the President of the world’s biggest company.
She Was a Top Google Engineer. Now She Has an Urgent Warning About Something Most People Never Think Of
This is a story with a common beginning, an atypical outcome, and potentially enormous stakes. It involves a former Google engineer who worked on one of Google's most controversial projects: Project Maven,
Russia started sabotaging the discussion from the very first session. Throughout the morning of Aug. 21, its diplomats at the United Nations in Geneva took the floor, nitpicking language in a document