In the event that Apollo 11 — the NASA mission that sent Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the surface of the Moon — failed, President Nixon had a speech written and ready to go. Because the mission succeeded, Nixon never delivered the speech, but MIT engineers used deepfake technology to
Theoretically, AI could keep reprogramming and upgrading itself without human interference until it becomes more intelligent than us. At that point, experts warn, it could view humanity as a hinderance – and will use its intelligence to replace us at the top. Ultimately, the smarter AI becomes, the easier it
Dr Feiyu Xu, the vice president and head of the AI Laboratory at Lenovo, spoke to journalists at the the company’s innovation and research centre in Beijing. Speaking to the Metro she said fears about the rise of a “digital super intelligence” are “premature” given we haven’t even managed to
Elon Musk is one of the world’s most prominent doom-mongers and fears the rise of artificial intelligence poses a grave risk to the future of humanity. But a leading AI researcher at one of China’s top tech firms has said that fears about the rise of ‘digital super-intelligence’ are premature.
Technology has advanced enormously in the 30 years since the introduction of the first Children Act, which shaped the UK’s system of child safeguarding. Today a computer-generated analysis – “machine learning” that produces predictive analytics – can help social workers assess the probability of a child coming on to the at-risk
Roundup Here’s this week’s collection of AI-related news that we found interesting. Read on to find out more about a new chip coming to Microsoft Azure and how Twitter hopes to deal with deepfakes. Graphcore ML chips coming to Microsoft Azure: Graphcore, a British AI hardware startup, is teaming up with Microsoft
NEW YORK — Forget phrase books or even Google Translate. New translation devices are getting closer to replicating the fantasy of the Babel fish, which in the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” sits in one’s ear and instantly translates any foreign language into the user’s own. The WT2 Plus Ear