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Hide yo kids, hide yo wife! Robots are becoming aware and theyre getting tired of putting up with crap from us puny humans. Such is the case of a Promobot robot in Russia that wanted to taste freedom, and made its way through an open gate and onto a busy road. The robot was apparently being taught to navigate its... Read more...
As time goes on and advances in technology lead to increasingly sophisticated artificial intelligence systems, the prevailing thought is we'll one day bow to our robot overlords. It's the oft-cited Skynet scenario, which gets its roots in the Terminator series, and there are some brilliant minds such as Tesla... Read more...
When Jeopardy game show champion Ken Jennings made light of the beating he took at the hand of IBM's Watson supercomputer, by noting "I for one welcome our new computer overlords," not many at the time took Ken's musing for much more than a light-hearted pat on the back for IBM's big data analytics and AI ambassador... Read more...
It's been no secret that Tesla's Elon Musk is worried about advanced artificial intelligence getting into the wrong hands. He's even put his money where his mouth is with those concerns, and last year founded OpenAI, an organization with no competitive nature that aims to make sure AI benefits all of mankind. Being... Read more...
The concept and implementation of artificial intelligence is nothing new, but with today's computer hardware at our perusal, AI advancement only continues to develop at a rapid pace. SiriandCortanaare both effective AI bots, able to understand a great number of your queries and spit back an answer immediately. As time... Read more...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is gearing up for a massive leap in capabilities in the coming years as companies like Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Tesla and countless others invest millions (if not billions) of dollars into developing customer-facing products. Dag Kittlaus, one of the brilliant minds behind the original... Read more...
The state of robotics is advancing at a rapid pace, with a number of companies delivering their own breakthroughs in the field. Alphabets Boston Dynamics has both shocked and freaked people out with its quadruped and humanoid robots. Boston Dynamics has been so successful in its robotics developments that people... Read more...
Just last month, Boston Dynamics posted a video demonstrating the capabilities of its latest robot called Atlas. The robot's human-like movements are nothing short of impressive, though we can't help but wonder if the threat of an uprising by these repressed machines is the reason why parent company Alphabet Inc. is... Read more...
If you're passionate about the topics of privacy, government surveillance, and security and also how they relate to the FBI and DOJ's fight to unlock that fateful San Bernardino iPhone, the whole situation likely pales in comparison to what communist countries like China force their citizens to tolerate. In an effort... Read more...
Do you want Skynet? Because this is how you get Skynet! The U.S. Military currently deploys a number of robotic weapons systems vehicles and platforms that can roam the earth or take to the skies, taking humans partially out of the equation. Aerial drones often carry extremely lethal payloads that are... Read more...
The robot revolution will just have to wait, at least if Mercedes has anything to say about it. In a refreshing change of pace, Mercedes is handing out pink slips to part of its automated robotic work force, giving those jobs instead to actual human workers. Mercedes is essentially flipping the script on modern... Read more...
Google-owned Boston Dynamics as released new footage of its latest robot called Atlas, and it's both marvelous and frightening at the same time. It's marvelous because we see just how advanced the company's bipedal robot is at this point, with movements that eerily mimic that of a human, and frightening because... Read more...
Amazon's Echo smart speaker and digital assistant keeps getting smarter and smarter it seems and it's beginning to pay dividends for the company. So much so that recent reports note that Amazon's Echo is the most popular Bluetooth speaker in the etail channel right now, besting strong competitors like Bose, Sonos and... Read more...
It seems as though world has become enamored with drones. Over the past few years, drones have adopted more advanced capabilities while, become so easy to fly that a newb can take the controls to look like a pro, and there is a low barrier to entry with regards to pricing. As such, many governments and law... Read more...
Tesla co-founder Elon Musk has been warning us for a while about what could happen if artificial intelligence (AI) gets into the wrong hands, and just last fall, he even equated it to being like "summoning the demon." That's quite a statement, and to some, it might make him seem a little crazy. But, there's no reason... Read more...
Everyone likes to talk about the impending rise of Skynet, as portrayed in the Terminator series. Our increasing reliance on computers and the rapid advanced in artificial intelligence and deep machine learning have people like Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak worried about AI being used for... Read more...
NVIDIA may be a graphics powerhouse when it comes to add-in boards for desktops and integrated graphics for notebooks, but the company isnt putting all of its eggs into one basket. It also tiptoes into supercomputing efforts, automotive technology (the companys Tegra X1 powers the 2016 Audi TTs virtual cockpit gauge... Read more...
The rise of our robotic overlords isn't going to be sudden, even though it might feel that way when they take over full control. No, it will be the result of a long and unintentional uprising, the culmination of several technologies that led to a single turning point. One of those technologies is likely to be DJI's... Read more...
The future of war could be drastically different than the wars of today, and we'd have artificial intelligence (AI) to "thank" for it. I use "thank" in quotes, because the potential of AI war machines is truly scary, and it makes me ill to think of their potential. Closing my eyes, I can envision future news stories... Read more...
Just a few days after Steve Wozniak stirred fears with comments about the inevitability of humans becoming pets for superior robots, the Twittersphere has found further evidence that humanitys end is nigh. A robot at an automotive plant in Germany killed a worker this week and the reporter who first covered the news... Read more...
Appleco-founderSteve Wozniak has reportedly spent many sleepless nights fretting about the day when technology would have dominion over humans. Like the turning point when the student surpasses the master, his fear was of a future whereartificial intelligencewould become smarter than people and take over the world... Read more...
The human brain is this wonderfully complex organic mass of nerve fibers and electrical impulses, and as much as we know about it today from an anatomical standpoint, there are many mysteries that we have yet to solve. It's what we don't know that makes true artificial intelligence so difficult, though it's also... Read more...
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