Wednesday, April 25, 2018
A robot has been nominated to run for the position of mayor in Tokyo, promising to be "fair and balanced" to all its constituents.The mayoral election in Tama City features the usual high-ranking local politicians, as well as an artificial intelligence...
Scientists in San Francisco may be close to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The key to their success was looking not at the brains of mice – a standard practice in scientific research – but of men.Researchers at...
Thousands of us unwrapped voice-activated electronic devices on Christmas Day.Amazon’s Alexa service, Apple’s Home Pod and Google’s Home speakers were among the best-sellers.Recognising the human voice, the gadgets can play music, search the web, shop online, check the weather...
We're about to see — for the very first time — the event horizon of a black hole, proving beyond any last vestige of doubt that Einstein’s interstellar monsters are real. And here’s what it will look like.While astronomers...
Some might consider the plague a thing of the past, buried deep in medieval history. But it thrives in Madagascar, where the disease is a seasonal worry.And this year, the country is experiencing what may be its deadliest outbreak in years: About...
Documents uncovered as part of a separate court case reveal that multi-millionaire Silicon Valley elitist Anthony Levandowski started a religion based around the concept of worshipping artificial intelligence as a God.Levandowski, who is currently embroiled in a high profile...
Elon Musk believes humans should be able to travel anywhere on Earth in under an hour, and for that trip to cost roughly the same as an economy airline ticket. That's Musk's latest idea for another use of the...

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