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Paul Allen doubles down on artificial intelligence research in Seattle

Posted in Software on 2nd Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Allen's AI2 project is attempting a much bigger challenge than Go; teaching a computer to be a mastermind in all disciplines of science.

Exploring the risks of artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 21st Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

'Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten.'

South Korean government announces nearly $1 billion in AI funding

Posted in Software on 17th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

SK announced it would spend 1T won (US$840 million) by 2020 to forward AI. It seems that everyone wants to get in on the AI revolution.

Where Artificial Intelligence Is Now and Whats Just Around the Corner

Posted in Hardware on 16th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

'For 50 years, we've ideated about this idea of AI. But it's only been in the last few years that we've seen a fundamental transformation in this technology.'

When machines can do any job, what will humans do?

Posted in Business on 15th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Rice University computer scientist Moshe Vardi expects that within 30 years, machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can.