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Scanning the future, radiologists see their jobs at risk

September 24th, 2017 at 10:19 am » Comments Off

These days, a radiologist at UCSF will go through anywhere from 20 to 100 scans a day, and each scan can have thousands of images to review.



Why we need robots to be able to forget – just like us

September 10th, 2017 at 4:53 pm » Comments Off

We all know what it’s like to forget something. A loved one’s birthday. A childhood memory. Even people capable of extraordinary memory feats – say, memorizing the order of a deck of cards in less than 20 seconds – will still forget where they left their keys. People, it seems, are never in complete control […]



Radical discovery means computers will soon sniff out explosives

September 9th, 2017 at 10:59 am » Comments Off

Arusha — Nigerian neuroscientist Oshiorenoya Agabi may have found a way to solve one of life’s puzzling dilemmas: how to make air travel pleasant again.



A physicist on why AI safety is ‘the most important conversation of our time’

September 5th, 2017 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

Should we be worried about the dangerous potential of artificial intelligence?



Amazon has designed an AI fashion designer

September 4th, 2017 at 11:22 am » Comments Off

The retail giant is taking a characteristically algorithmic approach to fashion.



Artificial intelligence will create new kinds of work

September 3rd, 2017 at 8:32 pm » Comments Off

When the first printed books with illustrations started to appear in the 1470s in the German city of Augsburg, wood engravers rose up in protest. Worried about their jobs, they literally stopped the presses. In fact, their skills turned out to be in higher demand than before: somebody had to illustrate the Growing number of […]



If you upload your mind to a computer, are you immortal or just a bot?

August 20th, 2017 at 9:58 am » Comments Off

Immortality has gone secular. Unhooked from the realm of gods and angels, it’s now the subject of serious investment—both intellectual and financial—by philosophers, scientists, and the Silicon Valley set. Several hundred people have already chosen to be “cryopreserved” in preference to simply dying, as they wait for science to catch up and give them a […]



10 artificial intelligence technologies that will rule 2018

August 19th, 2017 at 10:45 am » Comments Off

Artificial Intelligence is changing the way we think of technology. It is radically changing the various aspects of our daily life. Companies are now significantly making investments in AI to boost their future businesses.



What is Ray Kurzweil up to at Google? Writing your emails

August 14th, 2017 at 9:39 am » Comments Off

RAY KURZWEIL HAS invented a few things in his time. In his teens, he built a computer that composed classical music, which won him an audience with President Lyndon B. Johnson. In his 20s, he pioneered software that could digitize printed text, and in his 30s he cofounded a synthesizer company with Stevie Wonder. More […]



How AI will help freelancers

August 11th, 2017 at 9:55 am » Comments Off

When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), there’s a common question: Will AI technology render certain jobs obsolete? The common prediction is that yes, many jobs will be lost as a result. But what do the numbers say? Even more importantly, what does logical thought suggest? NOTE: For anyone interested in learning the fine art […]



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