Alan Turing

What is AI and What is Not

<b>Artificial intelligence – when it all began</b><p>Some of you might think AI is the coolest and hottest thing happening in the software field now as we now …

Artificial Intelligence

Workplace Computing Devices, IT Software, and Enterprise Application – Procurement Research Reports Now Available From SpendEdge

Most Influential Technology Blogs<p>By Karthick Viswanathan<p>Gone are the days when application development was the daunting task of the highly skilled …

Digital Transformation

Theresa May on Russian trolls, startups and cybersecurity skills

In an exclusive interview with <i>WIRED</i> to coincide with the UK government’s pre-budget announcement of a series of measures to support innovation and …

Theresa May

Last Chance For These Free Xbox One And 360 Games With Gold Titles

We've reached the midway point of the month, which means we're on the verge of getting our hands on some new Games With Gold titles on Xbox One and Xbox 360. But it also means that this is your last opportunity to claim some of the freebies that are currently available.<p>On the Xbox One side, today …

Turing Test

Hidden Rituals, Iterations, and Limits: Mandelbrot the Magnificent by Liz Ziemska

Benoit B. Mandelbrot, the acclaimed mathematician and outspoken originator of the term “fractal”, died in 2010 at the age of 85. His contributions to …

Ada Lovelace

Between Sinew and Spirit: Are You a Body with a Mind or a Mind with a Body?

An animated journey to the center of the self.<p><i>“The body provides something for the spirit to look after and use,”</i> computing pioneer Alan Turing wrote as he anguished at the intersection of love and loss. And yet we are creatures of atoms, with spirit and sinew inextricably entwined. A century …

Consciousness

All you ever wanted to know about Artificial Intelligence

<b>Opinion: just what exactly is Artificial Intelligence and why is it so important? A primer on how AI now rules everything around us</b><p><b>In the …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Donald Trump is the first chatbot president

Some of the most effective chatbots mask their limited understanding with pointless, context-free aggression. Remind you of anyone?<p>The 2016 …

Donald Trump

UK wants more Chinese grads to stay and work in tech

The UK remains one of Chinese students’ top three destinations for studying abroad, with 58,810 Chinese undergraduates studying in Britain in 2014. …

News (China)

Our Favorite Fictionalized Scientists, Mathematicians, and Inventors in SFF

Sci-fi and fantasy writers love populating their stories with towering geniuses. After all, nothing lends credence to a work of SFF like a brilliant …

Albert Einstein

15 ways to disruptive innovation: what you can learn from successful startups and corporate innovators

<i>Jean-Marie Dru, Chairman of ad giant TBWA Agency Network, has put together a range of compelling innovation case studies and methodologies in the</i> …

Innovation

AI Startup Cracks CAPTCHA Codes with Human-Like Vision

Artificial intelligence is getting more and more adept at things previously thought to be quite difficult for machines to master. But for the most …

Artificial Intelligence

WWII codebreaker can finally tell his story

For years, John Bergmann dutifully described an incident at an Army training range during the early days of his World War II-era enlistment whenever …

Military History

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Taking Cryptocurrency Mainstream

Are you ready for this growing trend?<p>The most interesting aspect of the cryptocurrency industry is the many mainstream applications the technology can be used for. Launching a cryptocurrency startup requires a product-design perspective to identify what processes in society can be optimized with …

Cryptocurrency

How tech would benefit from a Leicester City moment

At first glance, the worlds of football and technology could not be further apart. One is characterised by bronzed, muscular, semi-illiterate …

Leicester City FC

Turing Incompleteness and the Sad State of Solidity

So Parity’s and Ethereum’s founder Gavin Wood lost all of his money from his new ICO venture Polkadot that is supposed to revolutionize and connect …

Bitcoin

No Stupid Questions: Just One Programming Language?

My wife and I were sitting in the living room, talking about something or other, and she asks me if there could just be one programming language.<p>It …

Programming

On the psychosocial dynamics of technological progress

Genevieve Bell (2013) referred to her talk at Stanford University in Video 2 as being about our relationships with, thru, and of technology. And …

Mary Shelley

12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know

Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in …

Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence in the Food Industry: Part 2

<i>Can artificial intelligence save our food system? From precision farming to personalized nutrition, there are many potential technological</i> …

Intelligence

‘Pop-Up Brothels’ and Moral Panic

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade has launched an inquiry into ‘pop-up brothels’. The phrase started to …

Slavery

Distinguishing between humans and computers in the game of go

(Phys.org)—By analyzing the statistical features of thousands of go games played by humans and computers, researchers have found that it's …

Turing Test

The Difference Between Data Science, Data Mining, AI, ML and Predictive Analytics

Kindly Share:<p>You can query this inquiry in a search engine and check what answers you get. As opposed to doing that the question will be answered …

Machine Learning

Postmortem: Building The Turing Test around a secret mechanic

<i>The Turing Test</i> is a first person puzzle adventure game based on Jupiter’s moon Europa. It tells the story of a group of astronauts and an artificial …

Game Design

Alan Turing is decoded, Hastings bags a prize and Gilbert & George go wild – the week in art

A new way to crack Turing’s genius, a mighty pier in Hastings, and Scotland rewinds to 1540 – all in your weekly dispatch<p>Exhibition of the week<p><b>Ken Currie</b><br>Troubling images of disfigurement and war by the visceral Glasgow expressionist painter.<br>• Flowers Gallery, London, 8 November to 9 December.<p><b>Also</b> …

British Museum

Robots Aren’t as Smart as You Think - MIT Technology Review

A few years ago I met a robot in a Japanese-style café in Osaka. She wore a traditional kimono and greeted me from where she sat in the corner of the …

Robots

Artificial intelligence: Beyond the Turing test

The Turing test is an imitation game, it asks machines to seem human. But what if they really aren’t like us?

Artificial Intelligence

The mighty mathematics of the lever

This simple marble machine game made from ramps and a pulley system moves marbles from the bottom of the course to the top, circulating them over and …

James A. Garfield

Gay 'Late Night' Writer Eviscerates Spacey's 'Coming Out'

Jenny Hagel points out "a lot of problems" with the actor's response to an accusation of sexually abusing a teen.

LGBTQ

The rise of conscious AI is just decades away

Putting the “AI Hype” in Perspective<p>Today, many of the world’s leading companies are in a one-of-a-kind race: To bring artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence