As health officials are strongly advising against traveling to see loved ones for Thanksgiving next week, this year’s holiday seasons aren’t going to be tough. But there’s one glimmer of hope:...
Artificial intelligence tools like GPT-3 are particularly good at mimicking human writing, even sometimes nailing what appears to be human speech. But it doesn’t understand what it’s doing. In...
Futurism Readers –  We’ve got some news. Like the rest of the writing on this site, we’re giving you the need-to-know, sharp and succinct: We need your help to survive. Beginning today, the...
Robots must not harm humans, must obey humans, and least of all must protect themselves. Those are the three laws of robotics penned by sci-fi author Isaac Asimov in 1942 that have shaped attitudes...
The future of finance is digital. While cryptocurrencies and blockchain draw a lot of attention, there’s even more going on inside the financial industry that’s rapidly changing how we invest...
AR Fighter Jet In a world’s first, a jet pilot flying inside a real aircraft just fought an artificial intelligence-powered virtual fighter jet in real time, The Drive reports. The goal is to...
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are making our lives easier in some surprising ways. It’s helping historians understand ancient languages we’ve been unable to crack, personalizing our...
Earlier this month, Pope Francis put out a call for Catholics to pray that future developments in artificial intelligence and robotics are made with the good of humanity in mind. The pope has put...
In the past people used to fantasize about being able to see what’s going on inside our bodies at the cellular level. Movies like 1966’s Fantastic Voyage and 1987’s Innerspace literally imagined...
A new MIT algorithm is capable of determined whether or not people have COVID-19 just by listening to them cough. The algorithm, which has been trained on the sound of tens of thousands of coughs...