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AI Triumphs Over Human Go Champion

01/27/2016, Chess and computers tend to be bosom buddies, especially since chess is a complex game that has billions of moves and outcomes, which is definitely something that computers love to do – crunch numbers, so much so that matches between a human and a...

Robot Solves Rubik’s Cube In A Second

01/25/2016, Most of us when given a Rubik’s Cube will probably take minutes, if not hours (or even days/weeks) before we are able to solve it. There are plenty of competitions out there where we’ve seen people solve the puzzles in seconds, but we reckon that they...

Robots Could Take Over 5M Jobs By 2020

01/19/2016, A report from last year revealed that by an estimation, half of Japan was expected to be run by robots by 2035. Now 2035 is still quite a long way to go, but in the meantime it seems that in the more immediate future, our jobs could be in jeopardy....

Teen Creates Robot Lawyer To Answer Your Legal Questions

01/14/2016, Ever have a legal query that you want to know the answer to, but don’t want to have to spend money on a proper lawyer? We reckon if it’s something serious, maybe you should consider hiring a lawyer, but if you just want a quick answer, then you might...

Apple Acquires Startup Whose Tech Can Read Emotions

01/07/2016, According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple is said to have recently acquired a startup by the name of Emotient Inc., a company that specializes in artificial intelligence technology that can apparently read the emotions of a person just by...

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Build An AI For His Home

01/04/2016, We’re sure by now you have seen the Iron Man movies, or at least seen some kind of sci-fi movie where humans interact with AI to help them accomplish tasks or to do mundane everyday activities. Now we’ve seen companies like Amazon try to come up with...

Computer Uses Real Court Cases To Detect Lies

12/14/2015, Want to know if someone is telling the truth or lying? Apparently as human beings, we aren’t very perceptive and are only able to tell about 50% of the time. The reason is according to Professor of computer science and engineering Rada Mihalcea, humans...

Elon Musk Forms Nonprofit To Keep AI Beneficial

12/11/2015, The concept of artificial intelligence (AI) is an amazing one. Right now computers only do what they are told, but for a computer to eventually be able to react and think on their own? That would make our lives so much easier. However at the same time...

Computers Pick Up The Slack In Intuition Compared To Humans

10/16/2015, Computers are great at crunching numbers and figures compared to humans – supercomputers even more so, but the thing is, can they choose the most optimal path in the first place? That is the tricky bit – a computer will have to sift through...

Robot Aces Self-Awareness Test

07/29/2015, Do not get too excited about this particular bit of news that a robot has passed a self-awareness test for the first time, as we are still very far away from that kind of self-awareness like that of Skynet or JARVIS from Iron Man. Still, it is quite an...

Elon Musk & Stephen Hawking Want To Ban AI Weapons

07/27/2015, It is no secret that Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking aren’t exactly huge proponents of AI. While Musk wants to avoid what he feels would be a Terminator-like outcome, Hawking on the other hand is a bit more pessimistic and believes that AI could...

AI Machine Gets Annoyed When Questioned About Morality

06/26/2015, There are several big names in the tech industry that are a bit wary of artificial intelligence (AI) and believe that they may one day take over the world, thus turning what used to be good sci-fi movie content into a reality. In fact we might have gotten...

Google Search Engine: Hillary Clinton Will Be Next US President

06/26/2015, Just how far can artificial intelligence, coupled with the power of a great search algorithm go? Quite far, apparently, as Microsoft’s Cortana has proven itself to deliver some rather startlingly accurate results for the Eurovision Contest as well as...