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What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.

By 4 August 2015

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Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

The Future of Life Institute, which aims to protect humanity from the possible negative effects of artificial intelligence, awards the cash to 37 research teams.

By 2 July 2015

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Twitter buys artificial intelligence startup Whetlab

Through the acquisition of Whetlab, developed by researchers at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities, Twitter can step up its machine learning efforts.

By 18 June 2015

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'Chappie' stirs up questions about artificial intelligence

Some of the biggest names in tech have warned about the dangers of creating AI, and machines that can think are at the center of Sony's upcoming film. CNET's Bridget Carey asks the movie's stars to weigh in.

By 5 March 2015

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'Chappie' stirs up questions about artificial intelligence

Some of the biggest names in tech have warned about the dangers of creating AI, and machines that can think are at the center of Sony's upcoming film. CNET's Bridget Carey asks the movie's stars to weigh in.

By 5 March 2015

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Bill Gates is worried about artificial intelligence too

Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO is the latest luminary from the world of technology and science to warn against the threat of smart machines.

By 29 January 2015

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Artificial intelligence experts sign open letter to protect mankind from machines

The Future of Life Institute wants humanity to tread lightly while developing really smart machines.

By 12 January 2015

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Elon Musk: 'We are summoning the demon' with artificial intelligence

While he believes smart machines can take us to Mars and drive our cars for us, Musk remains worried that artificial intelligence holds a darker potential.

By 27 October 2014

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Google, Oxford University team up on artificial intelligence

The company and venerable university will work together to advance the field of machine learning.

By 24 October 2014

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Artificial-intelligence takeover imminent, Colbert says

Fresh off news that a computer program passed the Turing Test, Stephen Colbert argues that the end of humanity might already be here.

By 13 June 2014