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Steve Wozniak Is Also Concerned About Our Future Robot Overlords

Steve Wozniak Is Also Concerned About Our Future Robot Overlords

By Josh Wolford March 24, 2015

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has become the latest tech figure to warn us that the computers are learning and they’re going to destroy us all at some point. “Computers are going to take over from humans, no question,” said Wozniak …

Elon Musk Makes Bizarre Matrix-Style Prediction

Elon Musk, Internet darling and CEO of Tesla Motors, was speaking before the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department’s Centennial Symposium on Friday. In the middle of his session, he distractedly mused on some foreboding thoughts about artificial intelligence. “I think …

Google Beefs Up Its AI Work With New Acquisitions And Oxford University Partnership Google Beefs Up Its AI Work With New Acquisitions And Oxford University Partnership

Google announced that it has formed a partnership with the Artificial Intelligence research teams at Oxford University to “accelerate” its efforts in AI, and has hired seven founders of two AI startups out of the university. Google acquired AI company …

Elon Musk Continues to Warn of Impending Robot Apocalypse Elon Musk Continues to Warn of Impending Robot Apocalypse

While the rest of the country freaks out about some possible Ebola–Dustin Hoffman–Rene Russo scenario, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is keeping his eye on the ball. Musk, who knows a thing or two about things, continues to warn …

Elon Musk Is Pretty Concerned About Skynet Elon Musk Is Pretty Concerned About Skynet

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, often referred to as the real life Tony Stark, can envision a world where we are all overtaken by our robot overlords. Specifically, the whole Terminator scenario. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin and Kelly Evans recently …

Turing Test Passed by Chatbot Simulating a 13-Year-Old Turing Test Passed by Chatbot Simulating a 13-Year-Old

Computer science researchers this week revealed that the road to artificial intelligence (AI) has been paved a bit further. A computer algorithm developed in Saint Petersburg, Russia passed the Turing test at an event at the Royal Society of London …

Mark Zuckerberg Hastens the Arrival of Our Robot Overlords Mark Zuckerberg Hastens the Arrival of Our Robot Overlords

If you’re impatiently waiting for computers to actually start thinking, reasoning, and feeling like humans, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a couple of other high-profile investors have decided to help speed up the process. Zuckerberg, alongside Tesla CEO Elon Musk …

Google Is Following Its Robot Purchases With An Artificial Intelligence Acquisition Google Is Following Its Robot Purchases With An Artificial Intelligence Acquisition

Update: DeepMind will reportedly be integrated into Google’s search team. That may be good news for those fearing a robot apocalypse, but who’s to say the robots won’t make use of other technologies employed throughout the company? Google has reportedly …

MIT Delivers ‘Transformers’ Technology MIT Delivers ‘Transformers’ Technology

The days of watching Transformers on television and reveling in the movie franchise may soon find added real world joy. Researchers at MIT have created real world transformers. The Massachusetts Institution of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence laboratory has …

These Robots Work Together Using Advanced Artificial Intelligence These Robots Work Together Using Advanced Artificial Intelligence
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A single robot can accomplish great, and terrifying, feats. What happens then when the robots start working together towards a common goal? One researcher aims to find out. Dr. Roderich Gross, Head of the Natural Robotics Lab at the University …

IBM’s Watson Cursed Like a Sailor After Being Taught the Urban Dictionary IBM’s Watson Cursed Like a Sailor After Being Taught the Urban Dictionary
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It’s a fact that Watson, IBM’s massive AI project, is smarter than the average human. I mean, it kicked Ken Jennings’ ass on Jeopardy that one time. “Smart,” in that respect, meant the ability to pull knowledge from terabytes worth …

Google Engineer Talks Natural Language Project Google Engineer Talks Natural Language Project

Google director of engineering Ray Kurzweil just became a Google employee in December, and he spoke with SingularityHub about a natural langauge project he’ll be working on at the company (he also recently wrote a book called How To Create …

This Computer Program Is A Pictionary Pro This Computer Program Is A Pictionary Pro

Object identification is one of the major challenges facing computer programmers today. The robots of the future must be able to recognize even the smallest changes in the world around them and react accordingly. A great place to start developing …

The Algorithm That Leads To The Robotic Revolution Has Been Found

It was both charming and frightening when Google made the robot brain that learned what a cat was just by watching videos of them on YouTube. The kind of artificial intelligence that makes these feats possible will obviously be the …

Naturally, Google X’s First Computer Brain Recognizes (What Else?) Cats
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If you were an internet and tech company building a replication of the human brain using 1,000 computers, of course the first thing you would train that robo-brain to recognize would be cats. Didn’t you know that’s why the internet …

Robot Fish Will Clean Polluted Waters, Render Pool Boys Irrelevant Robot Fish Will Clean Polluted Waters, Render Pool Boys Irrelevant
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In every science fiction movie or book or television show, this is where it always starts. We build intelligent robots to help us out with things but, by the end, we end up working for them. Before we get cozy …

Google’s Project Glass Featured on Charlie Rose Google’s Project Glass Featured on Charlie Rose
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Sebastian Thrun, founder of Google X, sat with Charlie Rose this week to talk about the Google Glass Project. Thrun also taked about other projects he is involved in including artificial intelligence research, Google’s self-driving cars, and Udacity, his free …