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How much would you pay for an app that put more than $500 extra into your pocket each month without any effort or behavioral change on your part? That’s the question that MileIQ users are asking themselves after just a few days of using the mileage...
From: Pando Daily | By: Michael Carney | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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So far, D-Wave is the only quantum computing company with technology on the market.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Deborah Gage | Friday, January 30, 2015
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 Mad Street Den, a one-year-old artificial intelligence startup based in Chennai, India, has closed a $1.5 million seed round to bring technology developed in the labs to consumers in a useful way. Read More...
From: TechCrunch | By: Jon Russell | Friday, January 30, 2015
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LIKE all good films about robots, “Ex Machina” is really about people. It’s a gripping thriller concerned not just with how human artificial intelligence (AI) can seem, but also with how robotic and devoid of humanity people can be too. A tight...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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 Israel is racking up a growing list of startups that have either exited to big buyers or gone public, and this trend is driving yet more investment into the country. In the latest development, Tel Aviv VC Singulariteam is announcing that it has...
From: TechCrunch | By: Ingrid Lunden | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Bill Gates has joined the growing chorus of concern over the potential risks of artificial superintelligence. He shared his thoughts in a recent Reddit AMA, writing: "I agree with Elon Musk and some others on this and don't understand why some people...
From: Io9 | By: George Dvorsky | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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WaaS Since IBM is in the news this week for all the wrong reasons, I thought I would take a look at their marquee product...The latest Wonder of the Modern World...The Trebuchet that threw Alex Trebek... The Future Savior of the Legal Profession... of...
From: Three Geeks and a Law Blog | By: Ryan McClead | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Since the dawn of the jet age, military planners and industrialists have grouped the fighters borne forth from their iron loins into generations. Borrowing the term from…
From: Popular Science | By: Kelsey D. Atherton | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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With so many prominent scientists warning about the dangers of rogue artificial intelligence, and so many ethical concerns coming down the pike in A.I. research and computer science generally, how can computer experts educate themselves? By reading science...
From: Io9 | By: Charlie Jane Anders | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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The physics Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek has famously predicted that in 100 years, the best physicist will be a machine. Now the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working toward that vision in a different arena: cancer research. Last...
From: Science Magazine | By: Jia You | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Bill Gates dropped by Reddit for his third AMA this week. The billionaire, philanthropist, and all-around stealthy businessman answered questions on everything from artificial intelligence to his biggest regret in life. Keep reading to see all of Gates's...
From: GeekSugar | By: Macy-Williams | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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D-Wave Systems, a company building what it calls quantum computers, is announcing today that it has taken on around $23.1 million, or $29 million in Canadian dollars, in additional funding. D-Wave claims its hardware is capable of quantum computing....
From: VentureBeat | By: Jordan Novet | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Bill Gates on Wednesday hosted his third AMA on Reddit. For those unfamiliar, an AMA is where someone goes on Reddit and allows the greater internet community to ask them anything. Gates was asked what he would have done if Microsoft hadn't worked...
From: Business Insider | By: Dave Smith | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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A European research consortium comprising Spanish, French, Italian and German universities and companies is working on the development of an unmanned robot, equipped with non-invasive advanced sensors and artificial intelligence systems, which will help...
From: PhysOrg | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Machines will eventually achieve a human-like consciousness but do not pose a threat to the survival of mankind, Microsoft head of research Eric Horvitz says.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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For those who remember Rosie the Robot from The Jetsons, Robby the Robot from the 1956 film Forbidden Planet, or “Robot” from Lost in Space (“Danger, Will Robinson!”), people have hoped that personal service robots would someday be a part of...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Matt Reis | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Bill Gates is a passionate technology advocate (big surprise), but his predictions about the future of computing aren't uniformly positive.During a wide-ranging Reddit "Ask me Anything" session on Wednesday -- one that touched upon everything from Gate's...
From: Washington Post | By: Peter Holley | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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It’s been an annual tradition since 01998: with a new year comes a new Edge question. Every January, John Brockman presents the members of his online salon with a question that elicits discussion about some of the biggest intellectual and scientific...
From: The Long Now | By: Charlotte Hajer | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Eric Horvitz admits artificial intelligence will pose legal, ethical and psychological issues
From: Irish Times | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Microsoft’s research chief has entered the battle between those who believe artificial intelligence could be the end of the human race and those who think that’s malarkey. That argument was kickstarted in October when Elon Musk warned that AI poses...
From: Pando Daily | By: Nathaniel Mott | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Bill Gates discusses artificial intelligence, bitcoin and the latest technology from Microsoft on his third Reddit AMA....
From: MarketWatch | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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While it might sound like a fantasy to have robots folding your laundry and driving you to work in the future, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said on Wednesday that he's afraid of artificial intelligence, and doesn't understand why more people aren't concerned...
From: Mashable | By: Samantha Murphy Kelly | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates thinks we should be concerned about the future of artificial intelligence. In his most recent Ask Me Anything thread on Reddit, Gates was asked whether or not we should be threatened by machine super intelligence....
From: Business Insider | By: Lisa Eadicicco | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Bill Gates on Wednesday hosted his third AMA on Reddit. For those unfamiliar, an AMA is where someone goes on Reddit and allows the greater internet community to ask them anything. Someone asked what Gates’ biggest regret in life has been thus far....
From: Business Insider | By: Dave Smith | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Bill Gates, in the latest stop on his January media campaign of sorts, took to Reddit to answer some of your burning questions. Among the topics the Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist addressed: Microsoft's recently unveiled  HoloLens is "pretty...
From: Seattle Times | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson had their say. Now let's hear from the cartoon scientists.
From: Kissing Suzy Kobler | By: Johnny Sugar | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Bill Gates thinks humanity should fear the rise of intelligent machines. In an “Ask Me Anything” forum on Reddit today, Gates explained that artificial intelligence will eventually pose an existential threat, but only after it makes life easier...
From: VentureBeat | By: Gregory Ferenstein | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Bill Gates, like fellow brainiac Stephen Hawking and Tesla Motors founder / Iron Man inspiration Elon Musk, fears that artificial intelligence could pose a threat to humanity.
From: Forbes | By: Eric Mack | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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EMBERS is a large-scale big data analytics system designed to use publically available data to predict population-level societal events such as civil unrest or disease outbreaks. The usefulness of this predictive artificial intelligence system over the...
From: PhysOrg | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Every once in a while the stars align and a stellar year in the entertainment industry lies ahead. 2015 promises to be one of those years for the movie industry, with a lineup of new material from big directors, continued franchises … The post 25 Movies...
From: High Snobiety | By: Marta Sundac | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Via: BBC: Microsoft Research’s chief has said he thinks artificial intelligence systems could achieve consciousness, but has played down the threat to human life. Eric Horvitz’s position contrasts with that of several other leading thinkers. Last...
From: Cryptogon | By: Kevin | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Facebook   are up 1.04% to $76.57 today ahead of the company's fourth-quarter earnings report expected after the market close today. The consensus estimate calls for Facebook to report earnings of 48 cents a share...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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I know that this isn't real game question, but I am trying to search for people that play or know games from AIM (Artificial Intelligence Machine) series. Theese games was made by SkyRiver studios, but SkyRiver is pretty unknown dev so only few people...
From: Gaming Stack Exchange | By: SPolygon | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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We're fast approaching an era when companies will be able to run themselves. Called Distributed Autonomous Corporations (DACS), they'll utilize cloud robots to manage supply chains without human supervision. But as an article at Aeon asks, will these...
From: Io9 | By: George Dvorsky | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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If you’re one of those movie fans that just has to know everything going into a movie, there are some pretty big Avengers: Age of Ultron details that have leaked thanks to the hype machine. We’ve gotten a good description of what’s going into the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kevin Bostic | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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You gotta hand it to Tesla CEO and Founder Elon Musk. When he puts an actual "Insane Button" in his new Model S P85D all-electric car, he does not mess around See also: Elon Musk's secret fear: Artificial Intelligence will turn deadly in 5 years Unveiled...
From: Mashable | By: Lance Ulanoff | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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The roads of the future will be able to manage traffic congestion much better than today's networks, according to an Ofcom report released today. The report, which discusses the future of technology as part of the Internet of Things (IoT) — a fancy...
From: Business Insider | By: Joshua Barrie | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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