Posts in: artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence pioneers need to stop obsessing over themselves

Artificial intelligence pioneers need to stop obsessing over themselves

Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.

By | Posted September 18, 2017

We might have just elected a nightmare AI thought experiment

We might have just elected a nightmare AI thought experiment

Donald Trump’s campaign tactics parallel Roko’s Basilisk

By | Posted January 3, 2017

Thinking machines?

Thinking machines?

The Turing test doesn’t measure a computer’s intelligence, but it does say something about its usefulness — here’s how.

By | Posted June 13, 2014

Wopple wopple wopple wopple

Wopple wopple wopple wopple

How hard is a game of Pac-Man?

By | Posted February 24, 2012

The Singularity Summit Was Near; It Has Now Come and Gone

The Singularity Summit Was Near; It Has Now Come and Gone

A weekend conference on crazy ideas about the future that may not be so crazy.

By | Posted October 12, 2009

Illuminating the Mind

Illuminating the Mind

How an experimental mind-control technology could hasten the coming of the Singularity.

By | Posted October 9, 2009