Wikipedia has discovered an educational mission in an age of rampant truthiness. And it’s enlisting college students to help.
Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too.
Artificial intelligence doesn’t quite “dream” the same way we humans do, but that doesn’t stop it from conjuring up some pretty wild visuals
Machines have long served as instruments of war, but historically humans have always dictated how they are used. The evolution of technology has the potential to change that reality, and the implications are profoundly disturbing. According to experts in artificial intelligence, fully autonomous weapons, which would select and engage targets without meaningful human control, could be developed for use within years, not decades
After almost 400 years, a new portrait ‘by Rembrandt’ was unveiled in Amsterdam yesterday. The portrait was created by art historians and technicians using data and facial recognition techniques from 346 of Rembrandt’s paintings.
Source: Rembrandt goes digital
As it went, it reprogrammed itself and improved. This type of self-learning program is known as a neural network, and it’s based on theories of how the human brain works.
Welcome to this special Wisecrack Edition of The Philosophy of The Walking Dead, where we take a look at the philosophy of The Walking Dead.
Reality seems pretty stubborn, pretty fixed — and pretty much independent of whatever is going on in your head. But is it, really? Astrophysicist Adam Frank explores the scientific debate.
Source: How Real Is Reality?