16 trapped in a single superposition
Prototype hints at new directions for AI development.
Self-learning quantum-enhanced artificial intelligence is one step closer following the invention of a prototype quan...
Neural networks stop cars spinning out
Staying at the ‘limit of friction’ is key to marrying speed and safety.
A neural network structure may provide the control – and thus the safety – people are looking for in driverless cars,...
Your voice assistant isn’t actually working for
Humanity must adjust before machines fully take over.
Of all the fictional virtual assistants we know from pop culture, few stand up to the original and perhaps most famou...
Algorithm helps AI triumph in Atari
And that’s news for more than just gaming fans.
In 2015, Google’s DeepMind AI was tasked with learning to play Atari video games. It was quite successful too, becomi...
How to avoid AI dystopia
Policy expert argues that it’s not the programs that are flawed.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been lauded as the holy grail of human innovation, a potential solution for human pr...
Your day-to-day reality will soon be augmented
The difference between material and virtual will be blurred.
The world’s largest annual consumer technology show — CES 2018 in Las Vegas — ended on Friday and some of the most ex...
The winters of AI’s discontent
The history of AI has been neither smooth nor uninterrupted.
The history of artificial intelligence (AI) has been characterised by a chronic failure to appreciate just how hard m...
Neurotech may destroy your privacy and rights
Calls for protection against brain-computer interfaces.
At the 2016 Code Conference, held last June in Rancho Palos Verdes in California, US, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon M...
Future translation is part human, part machine
Computer translation may never replace a human translator.
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