There’s a new breakout game on the eSports scene: more and more, gamers streaming online are playing competitive rounds of chess in front of their virtual audiences. For instance, NBC News profiled...
A team of UK researchers at Google Health and Google’s AI lab DeepMind have created a tool that can successfully identify breast cancer in mammograms
Lee Se-dol, the Go champion who famously lost to DeepMind’s artificial intelligence player AlphaGo, has thrown in the towel for good. He believes that AI is so sophisticated that it’s become...
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...