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Email scams

This brilliant new AI will fight email scammers by wasting their time

November 10th, 2017

Netsafe, a New Zealand-based non-profit online safety group, introduced an AI email bot this week that will fight back against phishing scams by wasting their time. As Netsafe explained in a on Tuesday, the bot replies to scams “with a never-ending series of questions and anecdotes so that scammers have less time to pursue real …

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When AI rules, one rogue programmer could end the human race

November 8th, 2017

The idea of small groups of humans having control over some of the most powerful weapons ever to be built is scary, but it’s the reality we live in. In the not-so-distant future, that incredible power and responsibility could be handed over to AI and robotic systems, which are already in active development. In a …

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Stephen Hawking warns that AI could completely destroy mankind

November 7th, 2017

AI is everywhere. It’s in search engines and chat bots, and even built right into your next smartphone, and it promises to help make your life easier, but it might also end it. That’s the warning Stephen Hawking is putting forth in a new interview in which he claims that we humans may be building …