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Artificial Intelligence (AI) News

Research Scholars Programme at Future of Humanity Institute - now open

Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) - 12-Aug-2020

Research long-term consequences in Oxford with world leading thinkers such as Nick Bostrom

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IBM Watson will be better than other commercial artificial intelligence systems

Independent - 11-Mar-2020

Will artificial intelligence surpass human intelligence one day?

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DPhil Scholarships available at Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute

University of Oxford - 04-Oct-2019

An amazing opportunity to work with some of the world's leading thinkers

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James Lovelock predicts the Anthropocene may quickly be replaced by the Novacene

NBC News - 25-Aug-2019

He doesn't think humans will merge with technology (Kurzweil style)

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UN reports massive growth in AI patents

United Nations - 31-Jan-2019

No mention of artificial general intelligence (AGI) which will be the real revolution

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Human-like intuition and creativity, now exhibited by DeepMind's AlphaZero

YAHOO! - 07-Dec-2018

This improvisation was regarded as historical 'turning point' for AI

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Is effective regulation of AI possible?

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET) - 27-Sep-2018

An author summarizes the possible challenges and complications that arise when trying to regulate artificial intelligences

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The man who was fired by a machine

BBC - 21-Jun-2018

An error caused for an employee to be wrongfully fired by an automated system

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Has technology evolved beyond our control?

Guardian - 15-Jun-2018

Technology has more power than ever but remains vulnerable to programming biases and errors

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AI cheats at video game to win

The Verge - 28-Feb-2018

Researchers taught AI agents how to play old Atari video games.

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Will artificial intelligence become conscious?

Kurzweil Network - 22-Dec-2017

Forget about today’s modest incremental advances in artificial intelligence.

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Artificial Intelligence Chip For Mobile Devices

Futurism - 10-Feb-2016

Current mobile AI offloads processing to the cloud because of power consumption.

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Digital brain fires like the real thing

New Scientist - 14-Oct-2015

Digital model of one third of a millimetre cubed of a rat’s brain includes 31,000 neurons, 37 million synapses and 207 different types of brain cells.

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FLI awards $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

Kurzweil Network - 01-Jul-2015

Future of Life Institute (FLI) selects 37 global research teams to keep AI beneficial to humanity.

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Microsoft head dismisses threat of artificial intelligence

Guardian - 28-Jan-2015

Eric Horvitz, head of Microsoft’s main research lab, has dismissed fears that AI could pose a threat to the survival of the human race

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Elon Musk commits $10m to keep AI beneficial for humanity

Forbes - 15-Jan-2015

Protecting his investments as well as the human race?

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Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind

BBC - 02-Dec-2014

Prof Stephen Hawking, one of Britain's pre-eminent scientists, has said that efforts to create thinking machines pose a threat to our very existence.

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