Researchers at Alphabet-owned artificial intelligence company DeepMind have found that their machine learning algorithm could alert medical health professionals of future kidney injury. The team...
When will the first person to die via sentient sex robot? What about the first death in outer space? Who will be the first person to escape the traditional age of death – living to be 150 years...
Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley tech executive and venture capitalist went on the offensive against Google during his speech at the National Conservatism conference this Sunday. Thiel suggested...
Capture the Flag It’s old news that DeepMind’s artificial intelligence has become a champion at video games like StarCraft II and Dota 2. But now, the AI has figured out how to ace cooperative...
The Singularity Is Here Unfortunately for our new AI overlords, the crusade to take over the world has been stopped in its tracks by an unlikely hurdle: a 16-year-old’s math test. Faced with the...
Continual Learning When an AI algorithm learns a new skill — say a video game like StarCraft II — it can get good enough to topple the best human pros. But that’s only true if everyone plays by the...
Internal Safeguards DeepMind, the artificial intelligence startup purchased by Google in 2014, is on a mission to build the world’s first artificial general intelligence (AGI) — the sort of...
Research Group These days, Elon Musk is probably best known for his work on SpaceX and Tesla. But along the way, he also teamed up with Y Combinator president Sam Altman to co-found OpenAI, a...
Evil AI Napster co-founder Sean Parker pushed back against SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s well-publicized fears of all-powerful artificial intelligence — and argued that biotech and human gene...
Automated E-Sports Bad news for pro gamers: now even video games are being automated by artificial intelligence. The game development company Unity announced a new contest for AI gamers on Monday...