Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking believed that robots would replace humankind — and robotic technology has been growing faster than expected.
Ai-Da - named after Ada Lovelace, the English mathematician and writer often called the world's first computer coder - is able to draw creatively thanks to in-built artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Internet security firm FireEye said a network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages supporting Iran and against US President Donald Trump during the 2018 congressional elections.
The ‘alt-protein’ revolution is coming, and we should embrace it.
"Simulated love is never love," researchers warn humans to be wary of robots' emotions, as people tend to anthropomorphise smart robots, especially when they move or act in even vaguely human-like ways.
EU antitrust regulators have slapped Google’s Alphabet with a $1.69 billion fine for blocking rival online search advertisers. This makes it the company’s third penalty in two years.
News organisations say the news bots are not intended to displace human reporters or editors but rather to help free them from the most monotonous tasks.
The head of the global tech giant and the Roman Catholic leader, discuss "artificial intelligence at the service of the common good and activities aimed at bridging the digital divide that still persists at the global level," Vatican statement says.
Ai-Da, named after British mathematician and computer pioneer Ada Lovelace, will be able to track faces to recognise facial features and mimic expression, its makers say.
The “Humans Wanted: Robots Need You” report surveyed 19,000 employers in 44 countries and found 69 percent of firms were planning to maintain the size of their workforce while 18 percent wanted to hire more people as a result of automation.
The statement from CEO Sundar Pichai follows a New York Times report which says the tech giant protected Android creator Andy Rubin after he faced accusations of sexual misconduct.
Amazon's computer models were trained to vet applicants by observing patterns in resumes submitted to the company over a 10-year period and taught itself that male candidates were preferable.
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