DeepMind Releases Tools to Train Artificial Intelligence on StarCraft II

DeepMind and Blizzard have released tools to let AI researchers create AIs that can fairly compete against human players in the game of StarCraft...
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Prof. Anders Sandberg – Just how big can the future be?

Prof. Anders Sandberg spoke to a gathering of the Manchester Futurists about expansive future scenarios for civilization. Anders Sandberg’s research at the Future of Humanity Institute...
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Sir Roger Penrose, Joscha Bach & Hartmut Neven Discuss Can Machines be Conscious?

Sir Roger Penrose - How can Consciousness Arise Within the Law of Physics? Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and...
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DARPA Announces New Funding For a High-Resolution, Implantable Neural Interface

DARPA announced yesterday that it has awarded contracts to five research groups and one company as part of its Neural Engineering System Design program. The six...
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China vs. US Race to the First ExaFLOPS Supercomputer is Heating Up

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is boosting research and development funding into its exaFLOPS supercomputing program by $258 million in an effort to...
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D-Wave – Powering Artificial Intelligence With Quantum Computers

Dr. Colin P. Williams, Director of Strategy & Business Development at D-Wave Systems, Inc. explains how D-Wave's adiabatic quantum computers are perfectly suited for...
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AMD Has Built the First PetaFLOPS Computer That Fits in a Single Server Rack

On Monday, AMD unveiled a tiny supercomputer called Project 47 that achieves a whopping 1 petaFLOPS while being stuffed inside a single server rack....
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Elon Musk Raised The Risk of AI Again in Today’s Tesla Conference Call

“ just something that I think anything that represents a risk to the public deserves at least insight from the government, because one of...
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India’s Government Wants to Ban Self-Driving Cars to Save Jobs

"We won’t allow driverless cars in India," said India's minister of transport, Nitin Gadkari. "I am very clear on this. We won’t allow any technology...
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DeepMind Co-founder Mustafa Suleyman – AI Can Make The World a Fairer, Greener and...

Mustafa Suleyman founded the pioneering artificial intelligence company, DeepMind September 2010, along with Demis Hassabis and Shane Legg. DeepMind's AIs have beaten the top human...
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