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AI learns like a real toddler

An experiment to create a realistic artificial intelligence consists of a virtual child that interacts with humans and learns in real-time.

By 25 August 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 034: Holographic video, new AI "Viv," driving a rover from space, and more

OTOY revealed holographic video technology that looks just like peering through a window, and Ashley and Mike decide they can't wait for their new holodecks to be installed. How would you like to see holographic technology applied in your everyday life?

By 13 August 2014

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Elon Musk: AI could be more dangerous than nukes

The entrepreneur has used technology to reshape payments, electric cars and space travel, but he's still really worried about what could happen if tech gets super-smart.

By 4 August 2014

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Leg-gun: the new selfie trend started by Ai Weiwei

Wielding your own leg like a gun is the latest hot thing for selfies -- started by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei.

By 16 June 2014

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By 11 June 2014

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Hawking: AI could be the 'worst thing ever for humanity'

Discussing Johnny Depp's new film "Transcendence," the famous physicist says AI could not only be the biggest event in human history, but also the last.

By 3 May 2014

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Musk, Zuckerberg, Kutcher invest in AI firm Vicarious

The three are joining in on a $40 million round that will help Vicarious toward its ambitious goal: translating the brain's neocortex into code.

By 21 March 2014

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New XPrize: Can an AI project get a standing ovation at TED?

The challenge: Come up with an artificial intelligence project that by itself can come up with a TED talk so good it gets a standing ovation.

By 21 March 2014

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'Talking Angela' programmer talks hoaxes, AI mastery (Q&A)

Bruce Wilcox is a top chatbot programmer, and his Talking Angela app has been downloaded 57 million times, yet he's had to fight rumors that it's a front for pedophiles. He talked to CNET about fooling humans with AI.

By 1 March 2014

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AI composes poetry in the style of the classics

An AI created by a PhD student at MIT analyses the work of poets to choose the best words for new works that could have been written by the original authors.

By 29 January 2014