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NeXt (rogue A.I scifi TV series: trailer).

July 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
NeXt (rogue A.I scifi TV series: trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the NeXt TV series, in which a rogue A.I. is coming to sentience and finding quite a lot of fault with humanity. Luckily, a Homeland Cybersecurity team is on hand to counter the threat. Hitting the small screen on October 6th, 2020.

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The exponential progress of artificial intelligence (science video).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
The exponential progress of artificial intelligence (science video).

Here’s an interesting 30-minute-long video discussion of the trend for exponential progress in AI and computation, including Moore’s Law and the so-called ‘Bitter Lesson’ by Rich Sutton.

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What can A.I. teach us about humanity? (documentary: video).

March 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
What can A.I. teach us about humanity? (documentary: video).

With more board configurations than there are atoms in the universe, the ancient Chinese game of Go has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. In 2016, the worlds of Go and artificial intelligence collided in South Korea for an extraordinary best-of-five-game competition, coined The DeepMind Challenge Match. Hundreds of millions of people […]

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Computers new leap towards artificial intelligence (science news).

November 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Computers new leap towards artificial intelligence (science news).

Neural networks that borrow strategies from biology are making profound leaps in their abilities. Is ignoring a goal the best way to make truly intelligent machines? A new paper proposes to find out by training neural networks to look ahead of their next move, allowing them to build strategies from a previous move. The idea […]

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U.S. Government wants a super-big super-computer.

March 26, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
U.S. Government wants a super-big super-computer.

Intel, Cray, the U.S. Department of Energy are to deliver the first supercomputer with a performance of one exaFLOP in the United States. The system being developed at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, named “Aurora,” will be used to advance scientific research. The contract is valued at $500 million and will be delivered to […]

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Editorial – Jan 2015: Safeguarding Artificial Intelligence (by Geoff Willmetts).

January 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Editorial – Jan 2015:  Safeguarding Artificial Intelligence (by Geoff Willmetts).

Hello everyone One of the biggest tools in any SF writer’s toolbox is to be cynical and question any and everything. It’s hardly that surprising that there is a large proportion of SF novels that look at a gloomy end for mankind rather than an optimistic future. In some respects, the latter choice sells better. […]

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Chappie . . . Five’s alive!

November 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Chappie  . . . Five’s alive!

Another movie entry into the A.I.s becoming sentient – and possibly human – subgenre. This film is from the brains behind District 9 and Elysium, Neill Blomkamp (in case you couldn’t tell from all those South African accents). In U.S. cinemas on March 6th 2015.

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To AI Or Not AI: The Computer Doesn’t Have All The Answers (article).

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
To AI Or Not AI: The Computer Doesn’t Have All The Answers (article).

To AI Or Not AI: The Computer Doesn’t Have All The Answers a discussion point by: GF Willmetts How does one define Artificial Intelligence? Is it purely man-made or can machines become self-aware on their own or a bit of each compositing and complementing together? After all, self-awareness is really what AI is all about. […]

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