by Angela Guess Jack Clark reports for Bloomberg, “Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has turned his worries about the rise of artificial intelligence into an international research program. The Musk-backed Future of...Show More Summary
Machines have shown some impressive flashes of intelligence in recent years. Do we need to start teaching them right from wrong? Even if you don’t fear the imminent rise of super-intelligent machines, there’s reason to cheer new funding going into researching the topic, as it could help make artificial intelligence more practical in the near term.
Most of the money will fund research into the risks of artificial intelligence and how to "safeguard life"
Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk has turned his worries about the rise of artificial intelligence into an international research programme. ||| Jack Clark San Francisco TESLA Motors chief executive Elon Musk has turned his worries about the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) into an international research programme. Show More Summary
Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems have never been more quick in development - or more threatening, according to SpaceX founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk, who is sponsoring 37 multinational research projects to clear the way for people and AI to work - safely - side by side.
Fresh research has cast further doubt on the ability of virtual private networks (VPNs) to protect users' privacy from intelligence agencies and criminal hackers. VPNs are secure lines of communication that set up a private network between devices across public networks. Show More Summary
Google has released a research paper on its latest science experiment, the artificially intelligent “chatbot” that can carry on conversations with humans. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
Science just took us a small step closer to HAL 9000. A new artificial intelligence (AI) program designed by Chinese researchers has beat humans on a verbal IQ test. Scoring well on the verbal section of the intelligence test has traditionally...Show More Summary
This week, Google released a research paper chronicling one of its latest forays into artificial intelligence. Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of “chatbot” that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue. Show More Summary
We know Google is big on AI research – it acquired Deepmind last year, has partnered with Oxford University and is packing intelligence into everything from self-driving cars to Google Now. But sometimes that can be a little creepy.Show More Summary
As of now, the spending power of an average Indian is just 3% of that of a US citizen; however, by 2050, it will increase to 24%. This proves the fact that India is right now at the cusp of an economic boom. As per a recent researchShow More Summary
Post by Judy Dutton. A study has proven something that often annoys women about men: They think they're soooo smart... but they're not. Well, research has finally shown that men overestimate their intelligence, whereas women have an accurate gauge of their brain power. Show More Summary
New research indicates that the login credentials of government employees have been online for years. Threat intelligence company Recorded Future just released a bombshell report indicating that these credentials are associated with 47 US government agencies. Show More Summary
Also, shill scientists refuse to research whether jet fuel can melt steel beams The Illuminati have revealed themselves once again, this time through their "intelligent personal assistant" Siri, which immediately reports device owners to the police when they ask about 9/11.…
Amazon just raised the costs of using Mechanical Turk — its platform to let users crowd source "human intelligence tasks" to people all around the world — and researchers aren't happy, the Wall Street Journal reports. If you think of Amazon purely as an e-commerce site, you've probably never heard of the service. Show More Summary
British spies build fake websites, impersonate people, and create "persuasive" YouTube videos to disrupt their targets' activities, according to documents obtained by The Intercept. JTRIG, or the Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group,...Show More Summary
The once-secretive, now-notorious Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group ran its online propaganda and manipulation operations at home as well as abroad. Read the rest
Dr. Randal S. Olson is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. He specializes in artificial intelligence, but is curious in other directions, including marriage. So he charted out the per capita number of marriages and divorces in the United States from the late 1860s to the present. Show More Summary
Researchers at Facebook have taken a step closer to a holy grail of artificial intelligence known as unsupervised learning. They’ve come up with a way to generate samples of real photographs that don’t look all that fake. In fact, the computer-generated samples — of scenes featuring planes, cars, birds, and other objects — looked real […]
How many Apple Watch customers are also buying extra bands? A new report shows it could be as high as one in five. According to from research firm Slice Intelligence, almost 20 percent of consumers who purchased an Apple Watch also picked up a spare band. Show More Summary