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An MIT Algorithm Predicts the Future by Watching TV

The next time you catch your robot watching sitcoms, don't assume it's slacking off. It may be hard at work.<p>TV shows and video clips can help …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

Rolls-Royce just unveiled the most amazingly ludicrous self-driving luxury vehicle

If you’re wealthy enough to afford a Rolls-Royce, and a chauffeur to ferry you around in it, then the idea of self-driving cars wouldn’t seem that foreign a concept. But like every other car manufacturer, Rolls-Royce seems not to want to get left behind in the rush to build autonomous vehicles.<p>At a …

The Tesla CEO has proclaimed that autonomous driving is a ‘solved problem’ but tech and executives in recent years have tempered their expectations<p>Depending on whom you ask, your car will be driving you in less than two years – or more than 15.<p>The Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, who is never shy about …

Autonomous Cars

The race is on to get driverless trucks on the roads, and experts say the impact on professional drivers ‘is going to be huge’<p>Driverless trucks will be safer and cheaper than their human-controlled counterparts, but that doesn’t mean America’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers are giving up to …

Trucking

Former Android chief is betting on quantum computing and AI

Andy Rubin -- one of the people who invented the Android platform -- left Google in 2014, but he's still helping shape the future of technology. At Bloomberg Technology Conference, he revealed that one of the startups his hardware incubator is backing has a pretty lofty goal: finding a way to …

Quantum Computing

The amazing artificial intelligence we were promised is coming, finally

We have been hearing predictions for decades of a takeover of the world by artificial intelligence. In 1957, Herbert A. Simon predicted that within 10 years a digital computer would be the world’s chess champion. That didn’t happen until 1996. And despite Marvin Minsky’s 1970 prediction that “in …

Artificial Intelligence

Earth's atmosphere is traveling back in time, and that's a very bad thing

When future generations think back on the early 21st century, 2016 might stick out as infamous year.<p>Among the climate-based records we've shattered so far? The warmest spring ever recorded at the Greenland ice sheet; the 13 hottest months ever recorded in a row; a remarkably severe El Niño; and the …

Unprecedented temperature levels mean more heatwaves, flooding, wildfires and hurricanes as experts say global warming is here and affecting us now<p>May was the 13th month in a row to break temperature records according to figures published this week that are the latest in 2016’s string of incredible …

Climate Change

Mind-reading AI: Researchers decode faces from brainwave patterns (PHOTOS)

Artificial Intelligence can show who you are thinking about by analyzing brain scans and reconstructing an image of that person, a new study …

Android creator sees a future powered by one almighty AI

Android co-founder Andy Rubin has spoken about how he sees artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum computing transforming the future of …

The CEO of SolarCity told us why now's the time to install solar panels on your home

Rob Ludacer<p>Solar could very well be the future of energy, but right now it sure is expensive.<p>SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive told Tech Insider it can cost …

Neural networks: Artificial intelligence and our future

James Crowder Contributor<p>James Crowder is the chief engineer at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services.<p>Imagine yourself a passenger in a futuristic self-driving car. Instead of programming its navigation system, the car interacts with you in a near-human way to understand your desired …

Google opens Machine Learning Research Center in Europe to further explore AI

If there was any doubt that artificial intelligence is the future of technology, look no further than Google. It's making a major commitment to …

Amazon Lands Artificial Intelligence Brainiac From Carnegie Mellon

Microsoft, Google, and the rest of the tech pantheon are building up their artificial intelligence arsenal. Now, Amazon has hired Alex Smola, a …

Driverless, electric, shared cars will revolutionize our transportation system.

It’s been a good year for electric cars. Tesla’s Model 3 has logged almost 400,000 preorders, GM is ramping up production of its 200-mile range Chevy …

Apple Now Has A Neural Network API

Unlock Apple's machine learning with a few lines of code<p>Neural networks are all the rage recently—they're a way to get software to make decisions based on an overwhelming amount of data and the fundamental component of deep learning, which allows computers to recognize photos, speech, and text with …

Machine Intelligence Will Let Us All Work Like CEOs

When I started my career I was astounded by how superhuman some Fortune 500 executives were. It seemed they were magicians. Every time they answered an impromptu question, the response was refined. Every email they sent was worded perfectly, every decision they made based on deep market knowledge …

MIT's artificial intelligence passes key Turing test

Can the new artificial intelligence system fool your senses?<p>An MIT algorithm has managed to produce sounds able to fool human listeners and beat …

Artificial Intelligence Chair At Singularity University On How AI Will Augment Human Capability

Singularity University is part business incubator and part think tank founded by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil in 2008 in the NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley. Among the topics that have risen in prominence in the curriculum of the University is artificial intelligence.<p>Neil Jacobstein is a …

We're about to become more intelligent than at any other point in human history

We know of humans that we consider super-intelligent, but we don't yet know how to engineer that intelligence — or exceed it — in people.<p>But some researchers think that advances in genomic science and machine learning are going to open up new avenues of possibility in that realm, potentially …

Eric Schmidt dismissed the AI fears raised by Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk

Hawking told the BBC in 2014 that AI could end mankind, while Musk tweeted that same year that AI could be more dangerous than nuclear weapons after reading a book called "Superintelligence."<p>Schmidt was asked at the Brilliant Minds conference in Stockholm on Thursday what he made of their …

SpaceX’s Elon Musk teases ‘dangerous’ plan to colonize Mars starting in 2024

SpaceX’s billionaire founder, Elon Musk, is providing increasingly detailed previews of his plan to send colonists to Mars starting in 2024, more …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about …

Toronto takes a hard look at how people are using its public spaces

If you're walking the streets of downtown Toronto this summer, someone may be watching you.<p>Volunteer observers will be out there, not to judge your fashion sense, but to understand what you're doing on the sidewalk, in the street or in the park. It's part of an effort by the city's planning …

Scientists turn carbon dioxide into stone to combat global warming

And it works much faster than expected<p>Researchers have developed a way to capture and store carbon dioxide by turning it into stone. Their technique, described in a paper published this week in the journal <i>Science</i>, could provide a safer, faster way to sequester CO2 and limit global …

Oil demand to peak in 2030 as energy experts slash forecasts

Global oil demand could peak by the end of the next decade even as global economic growth climbs.<p>The latest downward revision to forecasts, from consulting firm McKinsey, could leave major new investments uneconomic if demand for energy fails to meet expectations.<p>McKinsey said it has cut its …

Japanese Robot Farm Company Going Big And Looking At New Vegetables

Companies like Spread are giving Japan’s agriculture industry a serious upgrade for the 21st century. Spread shot to fame for its highly automated, vertical farming units. The company is now looking at possibilities for widening its business, as well as possibly expanding into new kinds of …

Giant chunks of Earth's mantle are FALLING OFF and causing quakes across southeastern US

The south is SINKING: Giant chunks of the Earth's mantle are falling off and causing quakes across the southeastern US - and more are coming, warn …

The Energy Revolution Is Actually Happening Right Now

The energy mix in the U.S. is changing — and two separate events this week point to how we’re getting more green energy and less of the dirty …