Alan Turing

The Happy Prince review – Rupert Everett is magnificent in dream role as dying Oscar Wilde

Directed by and starring Everett, this poignant dramatisation of Wilde’s final years in exile is a powerful parable of passion and redemption<p>It is a part he was born to play, and he does it with exactly the right kind of poignantly ruined magnificence. Rupert Everett has written, directed and …

Literature

AI Is Better at Compromise Than Humans, Finds New Study

Morality can be programmed. Kind of.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Let’s face it. Ever since artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft's Latest AI Creation Reveals Just How Much Computers Can Imagine

No (well, only a few) instructions needed.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Ever since computer scientist Alan …

Artificial Intelligence

30 Celebrities Who Turned Down Major Movie Roles

Some of your favorite films could have looked completely different.<p>It’s difficult to imagine an iconic movie without its iconic stars. But many an actor has passed on a part that brought critical adulation or big bucks to someone else. Whether they declined because of scheduling conflicts or those …

Movies

Antonio Damasio Tells Us Why Pain Is Necessary - Issue 56: Perspective

Following Oliver Sacks, Antonio Damasio may be the neuroscientist whose popular books have done the most to inform readers about the biological …

Consciousness

REVIEW: 'The End of the Fxxxing World' is a perfectly dark new Netflix show you'll fall in love with

<b>Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for "The End of the Fxxxing World."</b><p>The opening premise of Netflix's "The End of the Fxxxing World" is deceptively simple: Two outcast teens, James and Alyssa, decide to run away together.<p>But little does Alyssa know that James (who has killed small animals and has been …

TV

The 10 most important breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence

“Artificial Intelligence” is currently the hottest buzzword in tech. And with good reason - after decades of research and development, the last few …

Artificial Intelligence

Alibaba, Microsoft AI Programs Beat Humans on Reading Comprehension Test

Artificial intelligence has improved by leaps and bounds in recent years, able to help with household chores and judge beauty contests. And now AI …

Business

Tartarus Review - In Space, Nobody Can Hear You Code

Tartarus Review – In Space, Nobody Can Hear You Code<p>/ January 17, 2018 at 8:00 AM / Game Reviews, Gaming<p>Steam is full of independent puzzle games. …

Indie Gaming

The End Of The F***ing World cast: Where you might recognise the stars from

The End Of The F***ing World has had a second wave of appreciation after releasing on Netflix, and you might have spotted a few familiar faces.<p>Based …

TV

Cooperating with machines

Altmetric: 48<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Jacob W. Crandall ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-5602-4146,<br>• Mayada Oudah ORCID: …

Machine Learning

How a Famous Robot Test Can Help You Beat Impostor Syndrome - Copyblogger

Have you ever had that nightmare where you’re sitting in an examination room in front of a panel of experts watching a timer count down to …

Content Marketing

4 Odd traits that are irresistibly attractive (or will be one day)

Trust me, college kids: this is your dating manual.<p>When I was in college, I thought I knew what kind of men I found attractive: Long-haired, …

Leonardo Dicaprio

The city's newest independent eatery has Manchester at its heart

Manchester is widely accepted as the world’s first industrial city…but when did it all start for a semi-rural backwater where not much of national …

Manchester

Deciphering the secrets of Bletchley Park, home to the codebreakers

Bletchley Park has a number of obstacles in the way of becoming a premier tourist attraction on the heritage trail.<p>One is that it isn’t actually the …

Milton Keynes

Techmate: How AI rewrote the rules of chess

It sounds like a classic case of the unstoppable force coming up against the immovable object. Two world-beating computers, each programmed in a …

Artificial Intelligence

The art of building artificial humans

While plenty of scientists are working on humanoid robots, Hiroshi Ishiguro actually wants to build a human. Elizabeth Finkel reports.

Robots

Alan Turing and evil Artificial Intelligence

In November 2017, the Future of Life Institute in California—which focuses on ‘keeping artificial intelligence beneficial’—released a slick, violent …

Singularity

Google Voice Search Summary Algo

Google Assistant and voice search, is increasingly gaining prominence. Voice search will be in your car, in your home and even on your Apple device. …

SEO

Worcestershire's airborne electronics warfare wonderland

<b>Geek's Guide to Britain</b> When you first see the view from Croome's church, it looks like an English utopia. The landscape, designed by Lancelot …

Military History

From chatbots to conquering fake news - the stand out projects at this year's BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Thousands of students across Ireland have lined the halls of the RDS as budding scientists showcase their projects at the BT Young Scientist and …

News (Ireland)

Battalion 1944's lead explains why they're making a competitive FPS set in WW2

The old-school multiplayer shooter from the creators of The Turing Test hits Early Access on February 1.

PC Gaming

Segway-based security bot patrols looking for trouble

It might not have taken off with the general public like its creators hoped, but the Segway did find fans in the security industry. The Nimbo …

Robots

Turing's Segway-based patrol robot can give humans a ride

Security robots typically have to operate by themselves, which can be a problem when intruders get pushy. Turing Video has a simple answer to this, however: give human security officers a lift. It just premiered a security robot, Nimbo, whose Segway-based design includes a unique "Ride-On Mode" …

Robots

17 All-Time Best Movies Based On True Stories

Shares 1<p>The way a movie translates life and imagination into the screen is a spectacle to behold. There are stories in movies which move us, inspire …

Daniel Day-Lewis

The zany, transcendent ‘bad teacher’ meme is having a moment

The best new meme on Twitter is all about legendary experts getting schooled in their respective fields by someone even better than themselves. Iron …

Memes

Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 10 January 2018

What we’re reading<p>New Globe director to let cast pick roles and audiences choose plays.<br>• 'Red zone' map reveals rapid spread of Australian flu across …

London

You and AI: will we ever become friends with robots?

From Fry and Bender in <i>Futurama</i>, to Data and the crew of the USS Enterprise on <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>, to deceptive Ava in <i>Ex Machina</i>, robot …

Robots

Artificial intelligence: The time to act is now

Artificial intelligence will soon change how we conduct our daily lives. Are companies prepared to capture value from the oncoming wave of innovation?<p>…

Singularity

Artificial intelligence and the consciousness code

A few weeks ago I went to the Imperial War Museum in London to watch an artificial intelligence program attempt to crack the mindbendingly complex …

Artificial Intelligence