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singularity

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'We're a long way from a singularity' says 'Ex Machina' AI consultant

Geneticist Adam Rutherford, who served as artificial intelligence consultant on recent robo-flick "Ex Machina", says robots have always played the villain in human stories.

By June 4, 2015

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Stephen Hawking: We're not getting any less greedy or stupid

Technically Incorrect: Speaking with Larry King, the renowned physicist despairs about the state of humanity and suggests rogue AI will be hard to stop.

By June 28, 2016

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Titanfall 2's grappling hook is unreal (hands-on)

Titanfall 2, the sequel to EA's mech-battling first-person shooter, will arrive October 28th, 2016 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

By June 12, 2016

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AMD's new RX 480 graphics card will let you VR for just $199

AMD's new graphics card, based on the its Polaris-architecture, will let even those on a tight budget to experience VR.

By May 31, 2016

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'Crowd Control,' part 8: Traveling between universes requires a new body

In the latest installment of CNET's crowdsourced sci-fi novel, visitors from another universe arrive via a very unusual vehicle.

By May 18, 2016

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Soap bubbles used to explore mathematical singularities

Films of soap with complex shapes can be used to model and understand mathematical singularities across a range of fields.

By May 27, 2014

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The 404 1,482: Where we're approaching the streaming singularity (podcast)

With this morning's news of Apple possibly acquiring Beats by Dre, who else would we have in the studio but the CNET Audiophiliac himself, Steve Guttenberg! We'll talk about how the purchase would affect services like Spotify and Pandora, the growth of cassette culture, why you should never buy a USB turntable, and Steve's new CD all about how to listen to music through headphones.

By May 9, 2014

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The 404 1,482: Where we're approaching the streaming singularity

With this morning's news of Apple acquiring Beats by Dre, who else would we have in the studio but the CNET Audiophiliac himself, Steve Guttenberg! We'll talk about how the purchase will affect services like Spotify and Pandora, the growth of cassette culture, why you should never buy a USB turntable, and Steve's new CD all about how to listen to music through headphones.

By May 9, 2014

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A-Force assemble! All-female superhero team on the way from Marvel

She-Hulk, Medusa, Dazzler and new character Singularity team up in new comic book series "A-Force" to fight the good fight after the Avengers disband during Marvel's Secret Wars.

By February 10, 2015

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Ito: Think twice about immortality and the singularity

The director of the MIT Media Lab said sci-fi visions of computers and humans emphasize the wrong priorities for development. Technological progress should aim for resilience, not efficiency.

By January 25, 2013