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Phew, luckily humans only have to worry about Moore's.
Here are the laws that Isaac Asimov, Google, and Microsoft wrote to keep robots on our side.
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Does this mean the end for disposable devices? for the nostalgic?
Sony has announced plans to develop a robot "capable of forming an emotional bond with customers." And no, it's not talking about the Rolly. At the company's corporate strategy meeting this morning...
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Will consummate music generation have a voice?
Google has launched a project to use artificial intelligence to create compelling art and music, offering a reminder of how technology is rapidly changing what it means to be a musician, and what makes us distinctly human.
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Will this be the blue or the red agent, post-Neo?
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Are emulations Plato's elite?
 
My book, The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life When Robots Rule the Earth, from Oxford in March, now has landing page: http://ageofem.com 
The Age of Em. Work, Love and Life When Robots Rule the Earth. by Robin Hanson. Oxford University Press, March 2016. Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like? Many think that the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or "ems.
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"Boston Dynamics, right? Do the Paul Revere thing."
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Will algorithm advances outpace Moore's despite, or because of, dedicated processing units?
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What awaits?
John Rodrigues's answer: Good question since it raises issues about life and intelligence. An objective means of saying what lives or dies is arguable. Some are worried that bots displace humans. There may be contention for resources or a negative effect on safety. The same had occurred for anim...
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Holmes had Moriarty, so why should Watson be different?
Infosys attempts to build a top-notch cognitive computing system that it believes can potentially rival IBM's flagship cognitive computing system Watson.
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How does each cell know its place in a memory?
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How does machine learning know the what the right machines are?
Marketers are using machine learning to be more efficient and productive than ever before, but there are even more new applications on the horizon.
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Does it take human-level AI to minimize bureaucracy or will it acquire them?
At an event sponsored by the Office of Science and Technology Policy, experts explored questions about systems that would make decisions without human input.
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Small Mammalian Brain Prize Winner!
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A team at 21st Century Medicine (http://www.21cm.com/), led by Robert McIntyre has won Small Mammal Brain Preservation Prize, which carries

The Small Mammal Brain Preservation Prize Has Been Won
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The Brain Preservation Foundation (BPF) announced that the Small Mammal Brain Preservation Prize has officially been won. The spectacular re

Evolving our way to artificial intelligence
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Researcher David Silver and colleagues designed a computer program capable of beating a top-level Go player – a marvelous technological feat

Studying artificial 'consciousness' could pave the way for artificial in...
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Imagine a world where "thinking" robots were able to care for the elderly and people with disabilities. This concept may seem futuristic, bu

Beyond Automation
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There's been a big change in the wind for a decade. Many of us have heard and felt it rumbling in the background, shaking the foundations of

Apple explores rules of the road for self-driving cars
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The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Friday said that it met with Apple to discuss rules of the road regarding testing self-

Why we need a legal definition of artificial intelligence
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When we talk about artificial intelligence (AI) – which we have done lot recently, including my outline on The Conversation of liability and

Who's to blame when artificial intelligence systems go wrong?
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There has been much discussion of late of the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI), especially regarding robot weapons development and a r

MIT shows off trio of robots that work together to deliver meds and drinks
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One of the places that robots will eventually find themselves working is in the medical setting. There are shortages of qualified medical pr

Has Stephen Wolfram made knowledge a searchable commodity?
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Stephen Wolfram spoke with TechRepublic about his work in science and technology, his new book, and how technology is automating the world.

Is artificial intelligence really an existential threat to humanity?
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Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies is an astonishing book with an alarming thesis: Intelligent machines are “quite possibly the m

How to integrate Dropbox, OneDrive, and other cloud storage on your Chro...
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The Chrome file system now functions more like a PC with access to your favorite cloud services. Here's how to add the ones you want.

Hitchhiking Robot Embarks on U.S. Vacation : DNews
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Canada's hitchBOT heads south, traveling from Boston to San Francisco. Hopefully. Continue reading →

The Next Wave | Edge.org
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This can't be the end of human evolution. We have to go someplace else. It's quite remarkable. It's moved people off of personal computers.

IBM’s cognitive computer Watson is mastering tennis at Wimbledon
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IBM’s cognitive computer is crunching tennis statistics and digging through Wimbledon’s vast historical archives to help feed the tournament

Who owns the future? How the prophets of Silicon Valley took control
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In an era when politics is bereft of grand visions, bioengineers and Silicon Valley tech geeks are claiming the mantle of leadership and pro

Nest Labs revamps its entire product line: Goodbye Dropcam, hello Nest Cam
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Nest Cam will be Nest Labs' first security camera. The company also announced a second-generation Nest Protect, and new software for its Nes