AI Is a Bigger Threat Than North Korea: Elon Musk

For many Americans, the threat of a nuclear missile strike from North Korea feels very real at the moment. Much more real than being attacked by an intelligent robot, say. But according to Elon Musk, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) poses a much greater threat to humanity than Kim Jong Un’s belligerent regime in Pyongyang.… Continue reading “AI Is a Bigger Threat Than North Korea: Elon Musk”

Artificial Intelligence Bot Beats Top ‘Dota 2’ Player

Artificial intelligence applications have gone head-to-head with humans in a lot of scenarios over the past few years and the latest application has seen esports players take the latest loss. An artificial intelligence application beat a top player in the multiplayer online game Dota 2. At The International championship in Seattle earlier this week, a program… Continue reading “Artificial Intelligence Bot Beats Top ‘Dota 2’ Player”

A Facebook AI Project Developed Its Own Language

Artificial intelligence is a growing field for tech companies, but a recent experiment from Facebook showcased an unintended consequence of the new technology. As part of a project on machine learning applications, Facebook researchers worked on developing artificial intelligence-powered agents that would be able to negotiate with themselves. In the test, the agents were tasked with… Continue reading “A Facebook AI Project Developed Its Own Language”

How Nvidia’s ‘brains’ are dominating the self-driving race

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — As Google, Uber and Tesla fight for control of the self-driving car market, another company better known for its gaming chips than its wheels is positioned to cash-in on the transportation revolution. Nvidia has quietly become one of the top suppliers of the “brains” that control self-driving cars — the super computers… Continue reading “How Nvidia’s ‘brains’ are dominating the self-driving race”