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humans vs. machines

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Shootout: BMW 7 Series vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Is it better to drive or be driven? Or, can you have your cake and eat it too?

By January 29, 2016

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Virus study infects humanity with a 'vomiting machine'

Researchers create a machine that vomits to study how virus particles emitted when someone throws up can spread through the air and infect others. They had us at "a machine that vomits."

By August 20, 2015

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As the machines take over, Apple desperately clings to humanity

Technically incorrect: In Monday's announcement of its new music service, Apple is clinging to the hope that people still want to be people and want to believe in other people, rather than in the supremacy of the machines.

By June 8, 2015

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Microsoft taps into AI with SwiftKey app acquisition

Hundreds of millions of people already use the predictive-keyboard app, but Microsoft's real interest lies in its artificial intelligence.

By February 3, 2016

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​The robots aren't just coming. They're already here

As machines increasingly sense what's going on and take action on their own, robots are blending into the world of humans, a robotics group leader says.

By November 3, 2015

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Woz: We've made machines too important

Technically Incorrect: Speaking in Massachusetts, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says humans lost to the machines 200 years ago and that putting computers in a classroom doesn't make kids smarter.

By May 2, 2015

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Elon Musk worries AI could delete humans along with spam

CEO of SpaceX and Tesla suggests superintelligent machines might one day decide the solution to spam is a world devoid of humans.

By October 8, 2014

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When a machine threatens to cut off your health insurance

How much do humans supervise the machines that participate in customer service? One person's experience with Blue Shield of California suggests: "Not much at all."

By April 13, 2014

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Robots vs. humans video: Metal or muscle?

CNET UK pits the world's most advanced robots against one very sleep-deprived tech reporter covering CES.

By January 13, 2012