Big-name scientists worry that runaway artificial intelligence could pose a threat to humanity. Beyond the speculation is a simple question: Are we fully in control of our technology?
When facial recognition tools are available to everyone, everywhere, their use will become ubiquitous and gradually put a net of control over unsuspecting users.
Boston Dynamics, a robotics company that's a part of Google X, itself a subsidiary of Alphabet, today posted a Christmas video that's best described as "unnerving."
Robots aren't going to replace us, but by working hand in hand with us they will redefine what it means to be human.
Maybe it's time to rethink the stiff, mechanical movements of the popular "robot" dance: A new NASA video features the agency's humanoid R5 robot breaking it down on the dance floor to an epic techno beat.
-and even help fly its F-35 fighter jet -- but admits it is ALREADY playing catch up
Russia and China are creating highly autonomous weapons, more commonly referred to as killer robots, and it's putting pressure on the Pentagon to keep up, according to US Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work.
Elon Musk and Sam Altman worry that artificial intelligence will take over the world.
Tech titans join forces to fund research into artificial intelligence that has a positive social impact - amid dire warnings that rapid, unexpected advances could kill off humankind
Can't find a partner? Don't worry, the 'sexbot', programmed to meet all your desires, is on its way. Eva Wiseman explores the troubling world of sex robots
Tesla founder Elon Musk, big-name venture capitalist Peter Thiel, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, and several other notable tech names have launched a new artificial intelligence startup called OpenAI, assembling a particularly impressive array of
Race on Sunday, drive your human to work on Monday
Introducing 'Big Sur,' the brains of A.I.
As frustrated as you might get that voice-controlled tools like Apple Siri and Microsoft Cortana don't always understand you, it used to be a lot worse.
TAKING HUMANS OUT OF THE EQUATION WILL TRANSFORM THE CAR OF THE FUTURE
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is responsible for some of the world's most significant scientific and technological breakthroughs.
She's been dubbed the world's sexiest robot - but the creators of Android Geminoid F think she's still a work in progress
Rifle-wielding robots that can launch grenades unveiled in China to help fight terror
New counter terrorism 'robocops' dressed in military fatigues and armed with semi-automatic rifles deployed at Wembley
When Google open sourced its artificial intelligence engine last week--freely sharing the code with the world at large--Lukas Biewald didn't see it as a triumph of the free software movement.
It's not speeding that Google's self-driving cars have to worry about.
Committing US$1 billion over the next five years, Toyota Motor Corporation has announced the establishment of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), a research and development center initially focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.
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Tech pundit Tim O'Reilly had just tried the new Google Photos app, and he was amazed by the depth of its artificial intelligence.
The search giant is making its AI open source so anyone can use it
An automated bus program goes with the flow of traffic
The automation of you
In it for the long haul
The social network is opening up more of its AI research, seeking to exchange information with other developers so that it can find new insights that could help improve its own products and services.
WE MIGHT BE years away from the debut of emotional robots and a self-driving car in every garage, but AI-driven behavior by machines is already enabling profound changes across industries.