25 Jul 2016

Machines v. hackers: Cybersecurity’s artificial intelligence future

“Much of the investment that’s going into the cybersecurity space to fuel the development of automation is directed at responding to cybersecurity incidents. Currently, humans are the ones who figure out how to respond to cyberattacks on networks, working to quickly block suspicious communications and analyze malicious behavior and software. But computers could perform the same

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08 Jun 2016

White House Challenges Artificial Intelligence Experts to Reduce Incarceration Rates

“The U.S. spends $270 billion on incarceration each year, has a prison population of about 2.2 million and an incarceration rate that’s spiked 220 percent since the 1980s. But with the advent of data science, White House officials are asking experts for help. On Tuesday, June 7, the White House

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10 Mar 2016

Google’s artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, just won its second Go match against a human

“Go is an ancient game—invented, legend has it, by the mythical First Emperor of China, for the instruction of his son. It is played all over East Asia, where it occupies roughly the same position as chess does in the West. It is popular with computer scientists, too. For AI

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10 Feb 2016

US Intel: China to Keep Building on Artificial Islands

“The U.S. intelligence chief says he expects China to keep building on artificial islands to sustain its ‘exorbitant’ territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea.” Source: US Intel: China to Keep Building on Artificial Islands – ABC News

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11 Dec 2015

OpenAI artificial intelligence chaired by Elon Musk and Sam Altman

“Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and Y Combinator President Sam Altman will be co-chairs of OpenAI, ‘a non-profit artificial intelligence research company’ announced today. ‘Our goal is to advance digital intelligence in the way that is most likely to benefit humanity as a whole, unconstrained by a need to generate financial return,’ says

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04 Dec 2015

Top VC Says Gene Editing Is Riskier Than Artificial Intelligence

“When it comes to existential threats facing the human race, venture capitalist Vinod Khosla is more concerned about new technologies that can be used to remove genes in embryos that cause illness than he is about artificial intelligence.” Source: Top VC Says Gene Editing Is Riskier Than Artificial Intelligence –

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09 Nov 2015

Toyota Is Investing $1 Billion Into Artificial Intelligence Research

“Today (Nov. 6), Toyota announced that it’s setting up a new company, Toyota Research Institute, that will focus on research into artificial intelligence and robotics. The company plans on investing $1 billion into the research arm over the next five years.” Source: Toyota Is Investing $1 Billion Into Artificial Intelligence Research –

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10 Apr 2015

Artificial Intelligence Isn’t a Threat—Yet

“A more immediate concern is that a machine doesn’t have to be superintelligent to do a lot of damage, if it is sufficiently empowered. Stock market flash crashes are one example: Hundreds of millions of dollars have been lost in minutes as a result of minor, difficult-to-completely-eliminate bugs. The clear

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14 Jan 2015

Artificial Intelligence will be central to US Sixth Generation Fighter

“Artificial intelligence will likely feature prominently onboard the Pentagon’s next-generation successors to the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. ‘AI is going to be huge,’ said one U.S. Navy official familiar with the service’s F/A-XX effort to replace the Super Hornet starting around 2030” (Source: Next

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07 Jul 2014

New Artificial Intelligence Technology Will Threaten Survival of Humankind

“Physicist and author of the Artificial Intelligence Revolution, Louis Del Monte, believes that new artificial intelligence technology will threaten the survival of humankind, and in 30 years, probably, the top species on our planet, Earth, will not be humans.” Source:New Artificial Intelligence Technology Will Threaten Survival of Humankind: Louis Del

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