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Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Hundreds More Call for Ban on Autonomous Weapons

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Hundreds More Call for Ban on Autonomous Weapons

According to Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Noam Chomsky, and hundreds of AI and robotics researchers, governments should ban autonomous weapons in order to prevent a “military AI arms race.” In a letter signed by over 1,000, Musk, Hawking and others say that most AI researchers “have no interest in building AI weapons, and do not want others to …

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Steve Wozniak Is Also Concerned About Our Future Robot Overlords

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 in an interview with the Australian Financial Review. “Like people including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have predicted, I agree …

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Natalie Portman in Talks to Star in Steve Jobs Biopic

Natalie Portman is reportedly in talks to star in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs. According to Deadline, Portman may have a major role in the film that is struggling to get off the ground. Sony dropped its backing for the project completely last week, and it was picked up by Universal. The screenplay was written by The Social Network‘s …

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Seth Rogen Considered to Play Steve Wozniak Opposite Christian Bale’s Steve Jobs

The Wrap is reporting that Seth Rogen is being considered for the role of Steve Wozniak in the Steve Jobs biopic also rumored to star Christian Bale. Bale’s involvement with the upcoming film has been much ballyhooed already. He ended up at the front of the line when Leonardo DiCaprio passed on the role. There are high hopes for the …

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Steve Wozniak Met DMX in an Airport and Yes, There’s a Video, Thank God

Ok, so TMZ was hanging out in an airport just waiting to catch some celebrity doing something. It’s not like this is a rare occurrence or anything, but I know – some of you probably have some pretty strong feelings about this and other tactics employed by celeb-centric news organizations. Once again, I know. But LOOK – they caught DMX …

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Steve Jobs’ Old House Now a Historical Site

2066 Crist Drive, Los Altos has now been officially designated as a “historical resource.” The house (and more importantly, its garage) is better known as the place where Apple Computers was founded. Back in 1976, the home of Paul and Clara Jobs provided a roof for Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne to form Apple. There, Jobs and Wozniak …

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Steve Jobs’ Old Home (or the Garage Where Apple Was Built) Could Become Historical Site

We all know the story of Apple Computer, and how the company was formed in Steve Jobs’ parents’ garage back in 1976. It was an important moment in the tech world for sure, and now the garage (and the house it’s attached to, of course) may be granted protection as an official historic site. The Los Altos Historical Commission, a …

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Watch Steve Wozniak Talk About His Love For Tetris

Steve Wozniak is best known as the co-founder of Apple. He’s also an opponent of patent laws and a friend of Kim Dotcom. What many people may not know is that he’s also a huge fan of Tetris. In this video from Game Informer, Wozniak plays Tetris on the Game Boy while reminiscing about his time with the game. He …

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Ashton Kutcher’s ‘Jobs’ Biopic Release Delayed for Additional Marketing

You’re going to have to wait just a little bit longer to see Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs biopic. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Open Road Films has decided to push back the release of Jobs. The film, which was originally slated for an April 19th release, is being postponed so that it can benefit from additional marketing, according to the …

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Early jOBS Reviews Are Mixed, Generally Approving of Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Portrayal

On Friday, the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic jOBS had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, which is directed by Joshua Michael Stern and co-stars Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak, will open to the public on April 19th. Here’s a look at some of the early reviews, which are mixed. CNET calls the film “saccharine” and …

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jOBS Release Date Announced as April 19th

UPDATE: The very first clip has also been released. Check it out here. The highly-anticipated Steve Jobs biopic jOBS just got an official release date: April 19th. The last we heard on this, we simply received a generic “April” release target. The film stars Ashton Kutcher in the title role of Steve Jobs, and will make its world premiere on …

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Check Out Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak in ‘jOBS’

We know that Ashton Kutcher looks so much like a young Steve Jobs that it’s kind of scary. Seriously, in terms of physical appearance, it’s hard to think of a better casting job. Now, whether or not that uncanny physical appearance will translate into a good performance, and if a good performance will be able to carry the movie is …

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