Artificial Intelligence

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The one reason it’s dangerous to give your robot a “birthday.”

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Your art preferences may inform what you buy in the future.

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Would you trust a robot hairdresser? A researcher explains why you shouldn't

Trust is a fickle thing to earn, and robots aren’t quite there yet.

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Five lines of code could change the way we think about AI

It's easy(ish) to get AI to complete tasks if you have all the computing power in the world. But what can you get done if you're limited to five lines of code?

Mind and Body

Are people becoming smarter? How to interpret rising IQ scores

Signs show that modernity may be making us smarter on paper, but there's a lot of work to be done to actually show how true that might be.

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5 things to know before you romance a robot

Robots can offer us companionship, but they may not be a replacement for the flesh-and-bones thing.

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These robots want to read your mind while you work — you should let them

Don’t worry, they’re here to help.

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Can decoded neurofeedback erase our bad memories?

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AI is getting more life-like by copying a trick from human children

The future of robotics is getting more and more life-like.

back in time

A.I. reveals the hidden author of a crucial Bible text

With machine learning, scientists are now peering back in time.

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Why A.I. knows who you find attractive better than you do

Researchers have designed a brain-computer interface that can generate uniquely attractive images based on your brainwaves.

They, robot

The one reason it’s dangerous to give your robot a “birthday.”

brush work

A computer can predict if you prefer Rothko or Monet. Here’s how.

Your art preferences may inform what you buy in the future.

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You need to watch the most underrated AI thriller on Netflix ASAP

This 2018 thriller takes a classic story of determination and gives it a futuristic sci-fi twist.

at your service

Would you trust a robot hairdresser? A researcher explains why you shouldn't

Trust is a fickle thing to earn, and robots aren’t quite there yet.

keep it simple

Five lines of code could change the way we think about AI

It's easy(ish) to get AI to complete tasks if you have all the computing power in the world. But what can you get done if you're limited to five lines of code?

Mind and Body

Are people becoming smarter? How to interpret rising IQ scores

Signs show that modernity may be making us smarter on paper, but there's a lot of work to be done to actually show how true that might be.

Innovation

5 things to know before you romance a robot

Robots can offer us companionship, but they may not be a replacement for the flesh-and-bones thing.

hardly working

These robots want to read your mind while you work — you should let them

Don’t worry, they’re here to help.

memory erasing

Can decoded neurofeedback erase our bad memories?

no training wheels

AI is getting more life-like by copying a trick from human children

The future of robotics is getting more and more life-like.

back in time

A.I. reveals the hidden author of a crucial Bible text

With machine learning, scientists are now peering back in time.

swipe right

Why A.I. knows who you find attractive better than you do

Researchers have designed a brain-computer interface that can generate uniquely attractive images based on your brainwaves.