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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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Apple says that AI will be a cornerstone feature on upcoming iPhones

October 24th, 2017

While some tech company’s have a penchant for talking about upcoming products and features several months ahead of time, Apple has historically taken a diametrically opposed approach. If anything, Apple famously goes the extra mile to ensure that tantalizing details about upcoming products remain securely guarded until Apple itself is ready to make an announcement. Though …

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Morgan Freeman is the voice of Mark Zuckerberg’s personal AI

December 20th, 2016

Over the past 11 months, in addition to heading up one of the world’s most popular websites, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hard at work developing an advanced artificial intelligence system for his home. Originally dreamt up as a personal challenge for 2016, Zuckerberg a few months ago explained that he was ultimately aiming to develop …

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A computer science class didn’t notice one of its TAs was a chatbot

May 13th, 2016

The Turing test has always been an approximate benchmark for good AI. In the test, a human is supposed to converse with a machine over text for five minutes; if the human doesn’t realize that they are talking to a machine, then the computer passes as AI “indistinguishable” from human intelligence. How about a computer …