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Meet Ava, the sexy successor to Gort, Hal and R2-D2....
From: New York Times | By: MAUREEN DOWD | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.
From: NPR | By: Christina Farr | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Chris Cox, Facebook's Chief Product Officer, made his debut appearance on the company's proxy statement today, with a total 2014 compensation package worth $12.47 million....
From: VentureBeat | By: Alexei Oreskovic | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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In Pittsburgh of all places, transhumanism’s real possibilities are being put to the test.
From: The Kernel | By: Joseph L. Flatley | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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What does the future hold for journalism and the news business? Will there be journalists in space? Will journalist-hackers roam the wilds of future internets? Will the world even need news professionals in a future of ubiquitous shared data and artificial...
From: Steve Outing | By: Steve Outing | Friday, April 24, 2015
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“I for one welcome our new computer overlords.”  That is what Ken Jennings said when he was defeated in the television game show Jeopardy! by Watson, an artificially intelligent machine built by IBM.There's a short video on this.  There's also...
From: Darwinian Conservatism | By: Larry Arnhart | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Michael C here to celebrate some of cinema's lesser known machine life. Artificial Intelligence is such a rich idea, if it is introduced into a film more often than not it is going to be the centerpiece of the story, as is the case with titles ranging...
From: Film Experience Blog | By: Michael C. | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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There are interesting cultural differences between Americans and Japanese. Americans fear the Terminator movie scenario of a robot or Artificial intelligence apacolypse. However, Japan is facing sharp population decrease from lowering birth rates. This...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Guest: Within 14 years, the smartphones in our pockets will be as intelligent as we are. In fact, if we focus just on computational intelligence (leaving aside emotional and other forms of intelligence), our phones will match us in just seven years —...
From: VentureBeat | By: Vivek Wadhwa | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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The BBC Radio 4 series The Life Scientific has recently profiled three, count’em, three, cognitive scientists. Because the BBC find the internet confusing I’m just going to link straight to the mp3s to save you scrabbling about on their site. The...
From: Mind Hacks | By: vaughanbell | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.Societal, Economic, Ethical, and Legal Challenges of the Digital Revolution: From Big Data to Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Manipulative Technologies...
From: MIT Technology Review | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Artificial Intelligence Week, our way of saying "hey, Ex-Machina and soon Age of Ultron are in theaters so it's trending, sort of" continues with Tim Brayton on an anime classic... If we're going to talk about artificial intelligence in animation - sci-fi...
From: Film Experience Blog | By: Tim Brayton | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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These are today's best ideas
From: Time | By: tarekrizk | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Some say it's better than the real thing.” With those words we are introduced to Buffybot, a robotic replica of everyone’s favorite Pointy-wielding, banter-spewing blond vampire slayer...  Manuel continuing our Artificial Intelligence theme week....
From: Film Experience Blog | By: Manuel Betancourt | Friday, April 24, 2015
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“I get the ‘moment’ you’re having,” Ex Machina‘s wonderfully patronizing search engine potentate Nathan Bateman tells his starstruck employee and guest, Caleb Smith, when they first meet in Bateman’s secret Alaskan lair, a modernist palace...
From: The Awl | By: Maria Bustillos | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Ray Kurzweil made a startling prediction in 1999 that appears to be coming true: that by 2023 a $1,000 laptop would have the computing power and storage capacity of a... read more...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Vivek Wadhwa | Friday, April 24, 2015
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LONDON — A helicopter hovered in the July afternoon sky, cameras rolling on board, to capture the cascade of glass […]...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Noelene Clark | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Diagnosing cancer is a depressingly common activity in hospitals—but spotting subtle variations in tumor types can require sifting through hundreds of previous cases. At MIT, though, researchers are developing a system that uses Artificial Intelligence...
From: Gizmodo | By: Jamie Condliffe | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Dancin' Dan here to continue TFE's Artificial Intelligence Week with a little something on my favorite dancing robots. If there’s a common thread in stories of artificial intelligence, it’s that we can think that we, the programmers/creators, can...
From: Film Experience Blog | By: Denny | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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With “Ex Machina,” writer-director Alex Garland (“28 Days Later”) has crafted an intimate, wondrous, unsettling look at artificial intelligence.
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Clouds of Sils Maria Juliette Binoche stars as a European stage and screen star who is asked to perform in the play that made her famous 20 years earlier — but this time as the older woman. Ex Machina There are lots of sci-fi movies, but few like this...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: By Walter Addiego and Mick LaSalle | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Jack M. Balkin (Yale University - Law School) has posted The Path of Robotics Law (California Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay, written as a response to Ryan Calo's valuable discussion in "Robotics and the...
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Before you drown yourself in the coming flood of massive summer tent-pole movies, take time to enjoy what will likely be the smartest genre film of the year, "Ex Machina." Shrewdly imagined and persuasively made, this is a spooky piece of speculative...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Kenneth Turan | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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ArtificialIntelligence(orsimply,A.I.)hasbeenapopculturefixationandanintellectualcuriosityforsometime,andwiththerecentwidereleaseofExMachina andtheupcomingdebutof Avengers:AgeofUltron and TerminatorGenysis,itisclearthatourfascinationisnotwaning.Isitbecausewedreamofasubservientraceofhelper-botsalaRosieinTheJetsons,orarewefearfulofwhattheymightdooncetheyhaveachancetostudyourvulnerabilitiesupclose?...
From: Gamma Squad | By: alfikse | Sunday, April 26, 2015
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