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Stephen Hawking: AI could be a 'real danger'

In a hilarious appearance on John Oliver's HBO show, the famous physicist muses that robots could "outsmart us."

By June 16, 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 June 15, 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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI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 June 10, 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 May 2, 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 March 21, 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 March 20, 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 March 1, 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 January 28, 2014

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Google reportedly acquires AI company DeepMind for $400M

Secretive London-based company specializes in combining machine learning to build general-purpose learning algorithms.

By January 26, 2014

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EmoSpark AI console just wants you to be happy

An Indiegogo campaign aims to raise $100,000 to produce an artificial-intelligence machine dedicated to improving humans' happiness (and helping them around the house).

By January 7, 2014