Machine learning may boost disease hunting, but not everyone’s convinced
The new machine learning system is another step toward digital health care
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A team of researchers has created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that mimics human religiosity, laying the groundwork for psychologically accurate AI that can predict human behavior
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A competition to develop robot avatars for earthbound tasks could someday lead to virtual space travel
The high-tech, digital birders can be used to study avian migrations
Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.
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How an experimental mind-control technology could hasten the coming of the Singularity.