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Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

Donald Trump

DARPA sees future wars won with hypersonic weapons and artificial intelligence

In fact, scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects agency, or DARPA, are even looking into advanced neuroscience in hopes of one day merging computerized artificial intelligence with the human brain.<p>"I think the future [of] warfighting is going to look a lot more like less incredibly …

Artificial Intelligence

A new literary genre critiques the scariest, most unbelievable part of life in China—reality

Traditional literary tropes have struggled to describe China’s day-to-day corruption, warp-speed modernization, supersonic development, and political oppression. Mystery, satire, horror—none feel quite expansive enough to begin encompassing the stories of the world’s most simultaneously populous …

Genesis - Fight, Battle and Win in Augmented Reality Game

What is Genesis, Augmented Reality Battle of the Year?<p>You might have seen our earlier Star Wars video about the Hologrid which was being turned into …

Augmented Reality

Tank 100: WWI app marks centenary of the first deployment at Somme

App gives history buffs the chance to explore WWI tanks in both augmented and virtual reality.<p>A new app that uses both augmented reality and virtual …

Wargaming Launches Virtual Mark I Tank App

As part of the continued 100 Years of Tanks celebration being held by the company, today Wargaming have launched a virtual Mark I tank app that lets …

Elon Musk says the future of AI is in linking it to our brains

Following the accidental explosion at SpaceX on Sept. 1, company founder Elon Musk has been relatively quiet. But an interview posted this week gives …

Is This An Impostor, Or Is It You God?

<i>"If a man wants to be always in God's company, he must pray regularly and read regularly. When we pray, we talk to God; when we read, God talks to us."</i> -- St. Isidore of Seville<p>I've asked many people where they get their information from when they're facing serious decisions in their lives. They've …

The 'star in a jar' that could provide limitless energy on Earth: US Government reveals experiments to create compact fusion plants

It would provide humankind with near limitless energy, ending dependence on fossil fuels for generating electricity.<p>US Government physicists have …

Physics