Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Artificial Intelligence Gone Wild

Artificial Intelligence Gone Wild

Humans may one day have the ability to regrow limbs after scientists at Harvard University uncovered the DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration. Some animals can achieve extraordinary feats of repair, such as salamanders which grow back legs,...
(USA Today) – Holograms. Emotive, life-like digital human beings. Washing machine repairs directed from miles away. The rollout of 5G wireless networks that will continue throughout 2019 and beyond promises a slew of new smartphones that will hum along...
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Ex-cybernetics engineer Dr Ian Pearson predicts we are veering towards a future of conscious machines.But if robots are thrust into action by military powers, the futurologist warns they will be capable of conjuring up their own "moral viewpoint".And if they...
Flesh-eating pitcher plants living in a bog in Canada have for the first time been spotted regularly feasting on salamanders.The carnivorous plant – also known as a “turtle sock plant” – was previously believed to feed almost exclusively on spiders and small insects who fell...
This weird robotic head will be the friendly face of artificial intelligence Furhat's robotic head promises to give people a more friendly AI experienceDo you ever wish that Amazon's Alexa or Google Assistant were a bit more present for your chats? The answer might...
Futurologist Dr Ian Pearson believes a helmet placed on a human head in a laboratory will be able to project their thoughts in real-time.He spoke after researchers claimed they can tell what rats are thinking by analysing activity in their...
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — A characteristic twinkle in his eye, Ronald Reagan waves to a crowd from aboard a rail car in a hologram revealed Wednesday at the late president’s namesake library in Southern California.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ5esr0LB0U“We think we made a...
       Hal, a new robot developed to aid medical and nursing students in their training, is reportedly so “real”—it sheds tears, bleeds, and urinates, and its pupils react to changes in light—that trainers have to be careful not to “push...
Time goes in one direction: forward. Little boys become old men but not vice versa; teacups shatter but never spontaneously reassemble. This cruel and immutable property of the universe, called the "arrow of time," is fundamentally a consequence of the second law...

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