Fresh off news that a computer program passed the Turing Test, Stephen Colbert argues that the end of humanity might already be here.
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.
Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.
The social network hires New York University professor Yann LeCun -- expert in machine learning and mobile robotics -- to run its AI Group research lab.
During Marissa Mayer's tenure as CEO, Yahoo has acquired many companies. But Mayer singled out the artificial intelligence service Aviate for its potential to help the company make big ad bucks on mobile.
The game featuring artificially intelligent cars is expanding, meaning players can buy all-new racing tracks, as well as two new cars. There's also a free software update opening up a set of new racing tools.
An app called Seer peeks at your behavior and uses AI to tell you which e-mails are important and which are merely drudgery from your boss. Just to reassure you, this AI has CIA roots.
Of the almost 40 companies Marissa Mayer acquired since taking over Yahoo in 2012, artificial intelligence service Aviate — and not Tumblr — may turn out to be the biggest catch.
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.
The Bot or Not Web site, called a "Turing test for poetry," lets users guess whether poems have been penned by a human or an algorithm. It's not always easy.