Tech luminaries and scientists have been worried for years about the existential consequences of artificial intelligence for the human race. Philosopher Nick Bostrom of Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute thinks money ought to be invested in how to manage…
By PBS NewsHour
Economics correspondent Paul Solman recently traveled to Oxford University’s Future of Humanity Institute. And yes, there is an institute that studies only that -- the future of the human race.
By Paul Solman
Artificial intelligence is going to change how we live to such a degree, that when we look back at driving a car, it will seem to us the way the Middle Ages looks from today's perspective. That's according to Sebastian…
By PBS NewsHour
Through chess, Jeopardy, poker and checkers, Deep Blue, Watson, Libratus and Chinook changed the way humans think about artificial intelligence.
By Andrew Wagner
By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American
Hollywood’s dark vision of machines taking over belies how far artificial intelligence is from meaningful reality—and what it will look like when it gets there.
Artificial intelligence 1, humans 0 is current score of a five-game, five-day tournament between a Google computer program and the world champion of Go, the most complex board game ever created.
Go is considered the most complicated game in human history. Google has now built an artificial intelligence program that can beat a professional player.
As we advance toward increasingly sophisticated forms of artificial intelligence, John Markoff, author of “Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots,” joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss our anxiety about autonomous technology and the human…
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