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Elon Musk Is Scared Of AI, Thinks We Should Be Too

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

Tesla boss and Space X founder Elon Musk has given his most dire warning yet about artificial intelligence describing it as 'summoning the demon'. ...

Michael Rundle

Meet The AI Who Wants To Steal Your Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Tech

Amelia is a pleasant, bright, professional. She is personable, learns quickly, and can speak 20 languages. She dresses like a accountant, is patie...

There's An AI That's Controlling Thousands Of Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

Following the recent news that a company is ready to unveil its first sentient computer, it now transpires that artificial intelligence is already bei...

After 30 Years, This Next-Gen AI Might Be Ready For Prime Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

Artificial intelligence is one of those futuristic sci-fi ideas that seems to trickle along just underneath the public consciousness. Then all of a su...

AI and EG: Why You Shouldn't Believe the Reports on Eugene Goostman

Thom James | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Tech
Thom James

Most articles that have been written in the past few days have referred to Eugene Goostman as a "supercomputer", or a highly complex form of AI that we have never seen before. Something that will truly advance technology. Something that essentially, is smarter than a human being. They are wrong.

Why Eugene Goostman Did Not Pass the Turing Test

Jack Copeland | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Tech
Jack Copeland

Shah and Warwick's mistaken claim that Eugene Goostman passed Turing's test rests on their having confused his prediction about the year 2000 for a statement of what counts as passing the test. Turing's own careful specification of what actually does count as passing his test simply gets ignored...

Artificially Intelligent Algorithm Hired Onto A Company's Board Of Directors

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

A venture capital firm in Hong Kong has hired an artificially intelligent algorithm to its board of directors. Read that again. Deep Knowledge V...

Keeping Up With the Jetsons

Deborah Gale | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Tech
Deborah Gale

There are concerns: fears about inauthentic relationships, particularly with respect to end of life care. Our acceptance of introducing human-like but not actually human helpers might qualify as an infringement on personal dignity. So, the next step should be targeted attention on specialized 'bots that will be able to assist and care for older adults.

The iButler Is the Thin End of the Wedge

Robert Williams | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Tech
Robert Williams

With news of Microsoft's Cortana personal assistant breaking, it looks like Siri is also about to get a serious makeover. Apple recently filed a patent that will make it more like personal assistant that tracks you around the house. An iButler, if you will.

Super-Intelligent Computers Could Enslave Humanity Says Oxford University. (Or They'll Just Kill Us.)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

Artificial intelligence poses an "extinction risk" to human civilisation, an Oxford University professor has said. Almost everything about the deve...

'Life After Death' Chatbot Recreates 'You' Once You're Dead

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Remember that episode of Charlie Brooker's dark sci-fi show 'Black Mirror', in which unnervingly realistic digital personalities of the dead were recr...

A Singular Sort of Cult

Nicholas Tufnell | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Tech
Nicholas Tufnell

Those who believe in a Singularity movement are hoping for a certain sort of humanity to develop - a species that is stronger, smarter, and more efficient than anything that came before it, thus driving out what they deem to be old, weak and inefficient. Which sounds a lot like eugenics to me.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Means More Than Just Neat Gadgets - It Could Mean a Greener Future for Everyone

Dr Alex Rogers | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Tech
Dr Alex Rogers

Despite a number of false dawns, artificial intelligence (AI) is finally beginning to deliver on some of its early promise. Such human level intelligence is still some way off, if achievable at all.

Review: Halo 4

Belinda Parmar | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

I never thought I'd be the kind of person to care about guns - as long as it did the job and killed the enemy it's all good, right? - I was surprised at how fun it was to explore all the different types of weapons and have fun trying to find which one suits my playstyle the most.

The Future of Artificial Intelligence, as Seen by Peter Weyland

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Given that the earth continues to be overpopulate with time, why should we have humanoids? Especially, given that with time, man has come to look at emotions as somehow irrational and causing more trouble than progress - at least scientifically speaking.