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Your Next Garbageman Could Be a Robot

Posted by on August 21, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
Your Next Garbageman Could Be a Robot

It could be a boon for garbage truck drivers, who would simply need to pull up to the curb and let the robots do the rest.

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The Future of Neurotechnology

The Future of Neurotechnology

It’s not a matter of IF but WHEN neurotechnology will become reality in our lives. It’s now gearing up in two areas: human enhancement, and artificial intelligence (AI). Neuro-tech may not yet be a common household word just yet, but it is definitely well on the way. And in fact, now that most of us […]

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Tech Giants’ Artificial Intelligence Monopoly Is Possibly the Most Dangerous in History

Posted by on October 13, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 3 Comments
Tech Giants’ Artificial Intelligence Monopoly Is Possibly the Most Dangerous in History

According to a report by CB Insights updated on October 7, in a race to corner the artificial intelligence market, close to 140 private artificial intelligence companies have been consolidated in the last five years.

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How Safe is AI Really, as We Approach the Singularity?

Written by on September 24, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
How Safe is AI Really, as We Approach the Singularity?

What happens when Artificial Intelligences gets loose in the world?  Every parent wonders how their kids will turn out when they grow up and become independent in the world, and speaking from personal experience, it’s such a relief to see one’s children mature into wise, compassionate, genuinely good people. Similar concerns are now on many […]

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Don’t Let Artificial Intelligence Take Over, Top Scientists Warn

Posted by on September 12, 2015 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 10 Comments
Don’t Let Artificial Intelligence Take Over, Top Scientists Warn

Artificial intelligence has the potential to make lives easier by understanding human desires or driving people’s cars , but if it were uncontrolled, the technology could pose a serious threat to society. Now, Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and dozens of other top scientists and technology leaders have signed a letter warning of the potential dangers of developing artificial intelligence

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Ray Kurzweil: Why Should We Create a Mind? [2MIN Video]

Posted by on December 12, 2013 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 1 Comment
Ray Kurzweil: Why Should We Create a Mind? [2MIN Video]

Ray Kurzweil is collaborating with Jeff Dean to find the brain’s algorithm, and Kurzweil says the reason he is at Google is to take full advantage of the company’s deep learning resources.

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Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps

Posted by on November 2, 2013 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps

Just in case Hallowe’en didn’t quite meet your expectations this year, check this out: a rogue gang of mutant malware that can take over your computer, reconfigure it, delete your data at will (its will), and talk to its buddies that have taken over other computers, without having to rely on such Neanderthal inconveniences as Ethernet connections, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or even power cords. Your worst AI nightmare come true ……..

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Are We Slaves to the Algorithm?

Posted by on May 5, 2013 in Technology with 0 Comments
Are We Slaves to the Algorithm?

The first algorithm was created in the ninth century by the Arabic scholar Al Khwarizami—from whose name the word is a corruption. Ever since, they have been mechanistic, rational procedures that interact with mechanistic, rational systems. Today, though, they are beginning to interact with humans. The advantage is obvious. Drawing in more data than any human ever could, they spot correlations that no human would. The drawbacks are only slowly becoming apparent.

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The Consequences of Machine Intelligence

Posted by on October 27, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments
The Consequences of Machine Intelligence

If machines are capable of doing almost any work humans can do, what will humans do?

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Artificially Intelligent Game Bots Pass the Turing Test On Turing’s Centenary

Posted by on September 30, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments
Artificially Intelligent Game Bots Pass the Turing Test On Turing’s Centenary

An artificially intelligent virtual gamer created by computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has won the BotPrize by convincing a panel of judges that it was more human-like than half the humans it competed against. (Phys.org) The competition was sponsored by 2K Games and was set inside the virtual world of “Unreal Tournament 2004,” […]

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Shape Our Lives

Posted by on July 24, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments
How Artificial Intelligence Will Shape Our Lives

Matthew Malone (Smart Planet) If the brains behind a scientific initiative known as Russia 2045 are to be believed, life is about to get very, very interesting. The promotional video for the group, which aims to create technology that can “download” the knowledge in a human brain, is like a trailer for a Hollywood sci-fi blockbuster — the booming intonations of a British announcer, dramatic, synthesized music and shots of the cosmos that make you feel like you’re entering hyperspace in the Millennium Falcon.

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