One last look at the wares that were being hawked at the expo
As exciting and unpredictable as the 2014-15 regular season was, the NBA's Eastern and Western Conference Finals have been anything but. With a 118-88 Game 4 win over the Atlanta Hawks, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers officially...Show More Summary
We’re marching toward the singularity, the day when artificial intelligence is smarter than us. That has some very smart people such as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk worried that robots will enslave or destroy us—but perhaps there’s another option. Show More Summary
Sam Smith has been making headlines once again, but for some fairly unusual reasons. If Sam Smith from even just one year ago could have seen into the future and read the headline on this article, he would have been as confused as the rest of us. Show More Summary
Last night at the 87th Academy Awards, Eddie Redmayne won the Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and Bill Gates have recently expressed concern that development of AI could lead to a ‘killer AI’ scenario, and potentially to the extinction of humanity. None of them are AI researchers or have worked substantially with AI that I know of. (Disclosure: I know Gates slightly from my time at Microsoft, […]
The Inspiring Story: A Brilliant Mind “Thinks Different” In a pivotal scene in the Stephen Hawking biopic, The Theory of Everything, the physicist is staring into the embers of a dying fire when he has an epiphany: black holes emit heat! The next scene shows Hawking triumphantly announcing his result to a stunned audience […]
"Computers will overtake humans with AI at some point within the next 100 years"
If you think future wars will be fought against robots, you aren’t alone. “Computers will overtake humans with AI [artificial intelligence] at some point within the next 100 years,” Stephen Hawking, the renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist, said on Tuesday at the Zeitgeist 2015 conference in London. Show More Summary
Via OnlyOneDirection.com This article originally appeared on Noisey UK. Do not let anyone tell you you’ll never see Zayn Malik live with One Direction again. Stephen Hawking was right. There exists a beautiful place where the self-prophesying album Four was never released, and Malik’s celestial pearl echoes around an auditorium. Show More Summary
So we’re sure most of you guys have seen movies like Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Terminator, and most recently Avengers: Age of Ultron, and what all these movies have in common are robots/artificial intelligence becoming sentient and trying to destroy the human race in the process. Show More Summary
Victoria Beckham looks in a hurry as she runs errands in the Notting Hill area on Tuesday afternoon (May 12) in London, England. The day before, the 41-year-old fashion designer’s husband David was spotted getting out of a car in the same neighborhood. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Victoria Beckham “Thank you @Google [...]
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking doesn't think humans will be the smartest thinkers on the planet 100 years from now. Instead, computers are likely to surpass humans in artificial intelligence at some point within the next century, he said during a conference in London this week. Show More Summary
Computers may conquer humans within the next century, so before they do, we need to make sure to keep their goals in check. This may sound like the stuff of sci-fi movies or books, but the warning was made by world renowned theoretical physicist and Cambridge University professor Stephen Hawking.
If you thought the title villain in Avengers: Age of Ultron was scary: just wait, because one of the biggest brains on the planet thinks a robot takeover is likely in the next […]
The physics superstar will share the stage with rockstars at the five-day UK festival
One is famed for theorising about the laws of physics, the other did his best to defy them whenever he stood over a free-kick. Any list of the most famous British people in the world is sure to include both Stephen Hawking and DavidShow More Summary
David and Victoria Beckham met Stephen Hawking for the first time Monday night at a Google event. The A-list couple were so taken with their fellow Brit, a theoretical physicist and cosmologist, that they both shared the meeting on social media. Show More Summary
Stephen Hawking has been booked as a special guest at this year's Glastonbury Festival. The renowned physicist, mathematician and professor will appear, oddly enough, at the Kidz Field alongside beloved children's entertainers like Dynamo the magician, New Zealand songster Mr. Yipadee and his good pal, Wonky Donkey. It's unclear what Hawking...
The world-renowned physicist will attend alongside Kanye West, The Who, Pharrell Williams and more