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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...

Google Wants To Count Calories By Looking At Photos Of Food

06/02/2015, Not all food is cooked equal. A cheeseburger cooked at home versus one bought at a fastfood joint can be very different in nutritional value due to the choice of ingredients used during the preparation process, which is why sometimes counting calories...

Robot Learns From Its Mistakes

05/26/2015, Some of us happen to live in an environment where mistakes are not tolerated at all, and this is where most folks fail to grow or learn from the process. Mistakes are there for a reason – and a very good one, to boot. After all, it helps us figure...

Stephen Hawking Predicts Robot Apocalypse Within 100 Years

05/13/2015, So we’re sure most of you guys have seen movies like Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Terminator, and most recently Avengers: Age of Ultron, and what all these movies have in common are robots/artificial intelligence becoming sentient and...

Qualcomm Zeroth: A Cognitive Computing Platform

03/02/2015, Qualcomm has launched Zeroth, a “cognitive computing platform” based on deep-learning algorithms that would make all kinds of devices (understand Qualcomm-based ones, Snapdragon or otherwise) much more aware of the context in which they are being...

Bill Gates Agrees With Elon Musk, Expresses Concern About AI

01/28/2015, We’re sure there are many of us out there who can’t wait for a future in which artificial intelligence gets to the point where our robots and computers can interact with us like they do in the movies. One the other hand we’re sure some of you might...

Mario Gains AI, Plays His Own Game

01/19/2015, When it comes to the video game character Mario, you can be quite sure that this rotund, mustached plumber is well known all over the world. In fact, it would be anathema to say that you are a video game fan, and yet have never played a single title of...

Robot Deemed “Unbeatable” In Texas Hold ‘Em Poker

01/08/2015, Robots can be pretty cool in the various tasks that they perform, and on the other hand, they can be terrifying, too, especially when they are being so efficient at what they do. Here is a robot that is so adept at playing Texas hold ‘em poker, so much...

Open Worm Project Sees Worm Control Lego Robot

12/14/2014, When we call, nay, insult someone with the term “bird brain”, we are more or less dissing the lack of grey matter up there, which has resulted to some really foolish actions. Perhaps you can boil it down to inexperience or immaturity, it does not...

Google’s AI Software To Describe Photo Content More Accurately

11/18/2014, It seems that the world of artificial intelligence is set to gain another leap forward, where the brilliant minds over at Google have come up with a new generation of artificial intelligence software which will be able to describe the contents of...

OpenWorm Project Robot Thinks It Is A Worm

11/18/2014, As a man thinks, so is he. Would the same mantra apply to that of robots? Apparently so, as what you can see in the video above happens to be known as the OpenWorm Project. The OpenWorm Project happens to be a LEGO robot that is not elongated or slimy in...

London Police Wants Clairvoyant Knowledge Of Crime Before It Happens

10/30/2014, This is going to sound all too familiar, and credit to cinemagloraphy.org for the image of Tom Cruise in the movie, Minority Report, above. In that utopian fantasy world, crime rates were virtually zero – since they have thought police in the future who...

Viv Labs Work On New Virtual Assistant

08/13/2014, Virtual assistants do seem to be in vogue these days, with the likes of BlackBerry and its virtual assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, not to mention Apple’s Siri, where they all intend to make your smartphone or tablet experience a whole lot easier and...