Physicist Stephen Hawking and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk have also warned about the dangers of going too far, too quickly, in developing "thinking robots" with programmed intelligence that might keep evolving self-awareness, similar to the humanoids in the HBO series "Westworld." [...]Show More Summary
DOOOOOOMED, DOOOOOOOOOMED, I TELL YAH: Stephen Hawking and the Temple of Dooms.
CHARLIE MARTIN ON STEPHEN HAWKING AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOMS: “That, I think, is the biggest problem with this, and most other science reporting. Follow science reporting in the legacy media, and you’re continuously seeing stories about a famous scientist predicting impending doom, or a study that shows something we’re eating or drinking will kill […]
Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have both opined about the dangers posed by artificial intelligence, with Musk famously comparing it to “summoning a demon,” and Hawking suggesting it could end mankind. But when they said that, I don’t think they were talking about an undercooked chicken leg. Show More Summary
“Spreading out into space will completely change the future of humanity,” says Stephen Hawking. It “may be the only thing that saves us from ourselves. I am convinced that humans need to leave Earth”. The world-famous physicist was talking at a recent science festival in Trondheim, Norway. And his...
"Spreading out into space will completely change the future of humanity," says Stephen Hawking. It "may be the only thing that saves us from ourselves. I am convinced that humans need to leave Earth".
Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates Warn About Artificial Intelligence Some of the most popular sci-fi movies—2001: A Space Odyssey, The Terminator, The Matrix, Transcendence, Ex Machina, and many others—have been based on the notion that artificial intelligence will...
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh attacked famed physicist Stephen Hawking for warning that the Trump administration’s agenda on climate change and the decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement could have long reaching effects on the Earth’s climate. Limbaugh said...
Rush Limbaugh attacked physicist Stephen Hawking for "dumbing down" the population by "filling them with "paranoia and fear" on the merits of climate change. Of all the people Rush Limbaugh could attack over their mental capabilities,...Show More Summary
It was pretty easy to see that pulling out of the Paris Agreement on climate change was a boneheaded move when the only other nations not involved were out for unrelated reasons or because they didn't think it was strict enough. But Trump's promises being bad ideas has never stopped him from keeping them before, and he pulled the U.S. Show More Summary
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking could very well be the world's most famous scientist. He's also one of the more outspoken ones, and recently talked with the BBC on his views about President Donald Trump and his potentially disastrous decision to yank America out of the 2015 Paris Agreement. Show More Summary
Stephen Hawking is known as one of the most brilliant scientists of our time. But even brilliant scientists can occasionally get it wrong. Hawking recently took it upon himself to
Who better to predict our future than Stephen Hawking and Werner Herzog?
‘Donald Trump will cause avoidable environmental damage to our beautiful planet’
The renowned physicist and cosmologist says the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate change accord could turn our planet into another Venus.
Stephen Hawking is a world-renowned theoretical physicist whose landmark contributions to cosmology, general relativity and quantum gravity changed the way we see the universe. SEE ALSO: Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence...Show More Summary
The problem with professional doom-mongering is that you have to keep escalating the hysteria or people lose interest. Before long, your outlandish predictions exceed the credibility of the audience, and
In an interview with BBC on Sunday, Hawking said President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of Paris agreement could lead to irreversible climate change, pushing "Earth over the brink."
Make Venus Great Again?
President Donald Trump’s decisions on the climate could be a disaster for the planet, warned famed physicist Stephen Hawking. “We are close to the tipping point where global warming becomes irreversible,” Hawking told the BBC in an interview to mark his 75th birthday. Show More Summary