Robots

Google Has Discovered What Computers Dream About, And It Is Disturbing

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Google decided to explore the subconscious of its neural networks. This was a terrible idea.

#Video Games

Luigi Beats His ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Foes By… Just Standing There.

Nintendo may want to take another look at the AI in 'Super Smash Bros. Wii U.'

Ex Machina

The Latest ‘Ex Machina’ Trailer Explores The Creepy Implications Of Artificial Intelligence

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Artificially intelligent machines are dangerous. They're even more dangerous when they look like Alicia Vikander.

Artificial Intelligence

Google Has Taught Its Most Advanced Artificial Intelligence To… Play Video Games

Google has spent enormous amounts of money to build... what amounts to a thirteen-year-old from the 1970s.

Nintendo

Mario May Become A Self-Aware Artificial Intelligence, If Researchers Get Their Way

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Yeah, let's teach Mario to be a fully aware being. No way that could possibly go wrong!

Artificial Intelligence

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial intelligence scared the hell out of some really smart people in 2014. But it shouldn't have. Here's why.

Sci Fi

Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 17 Sci-Fi And Supernatural Scripts On The 2014 Black List

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This year's Black List, ranking executives' favorite screenplays of the year, is out now. Here are 17 that are relevant to our interests.

#Facebook

Facebook Is Developing A Robot To Keep You From Acting Like An Idiot On Facebook

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Facebook is a litany of atrocity tourism, but thanks to AI, soon they may strip out all the fun stuff.

Robots

Robots May Drive Lawyers To Extinction By 2030

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"But first, let's kill all the lawyers" is advice robots appear to have taken to heart.

Sci Fi

‘Ex Machina’ Turns The Turing Test Into The Most Creepy-Sexy Thing Possible

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The writer of '28 Days Later' and 'Dredd' tells a tale of a sexy robot in his directorial debut.

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s Why Artificial Intelligence Will Never Kill Us All

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Ethical concerns about AI boil down to "The machines will kill us all!" But that will never actually happen: Here's why.

TURING TEST

The Non-Nerd’s Guide To The Turing Test, And Why It’s Important

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A chatbot has passed the Turing Test... but what does that actually mean? Here's an explanation for non-nerds.

TRANSCENDENCE

Stephen Hawking Is Not The Biggest Fan Of Artificial Intelligence

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Stephen Hawking wrote up a piece for The Independent about the film 'Transcendence' and our real world future with artificial intelligence.

TIME TRAVEL

Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 14 Sci-Fi and Supernatural Scripts On The 2013 Black List

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This year's Black List, a ranking of executives' favorite screenplays of the year, is out now. Here are 14 that are relevant to our interests.

TURING TEST

Surprisingly Compelling: Two Chatbots Arguing With Each Other

The 2011 Loebner Prize Competition in Artificial Intelligence is taking place in a couple months, with prizes being awarded to chat programs able to convince two or more judges that they're talking to one of the human contestants.

Virtual Reality

Seven Technologies That Are Going to Kill Us All

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Across the centuries, many things have been predicted to end the world.

#jeopardy

Computer To Face Ultimate Nerd Challenge: Jeopardy

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It looks like scientists have finally designed a computer that can beat nerds at their own game.


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