The University of Waterloo researchers say they have developed a "super finder" robot that uses a camera and artificial intelligence to help people with dementia and either memory-related disabilities keep track of everyday items they can regularly lose.
Scientists with the Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory say they have produced a new method that allows them to introduce hard physics constraints to the structure of neural networks.
The powerful new Argus dual-use anomaly detection AI agent was unveiled this week, which the DoD is using to map illicit activity around the globe.
AI alignment research aims to steer AI toward the intended goals or ethical principles of humans. But at what point are we over-parenting?
“Is ChatGPT coming for my job”? Some longtime developers are wondering... it's time to address the AI elephant in the room.
Potentially invoking horrifying images of George Orwell's "thought police" or Phillip K. DIck's "pre-crime" police force, a team of Japanese researchers say they have taught a specialized AI to scan people's brains and almost perfectly recreate whatever image they are thinking about.
Future risks from AI systems may include controlling WMDs and the forgery of scientific results. Who should be held liable for such actions?
A new company called HyperCycle is enabling the development of global artificial intelligence by allowing localized AI systems to communicate and compete in an entirely new way.
A potentially revolutionary system designed to use human brain waves to control robot dogs is ushering in a new era of battlefield technology based on a form of AI-enhanced 'telepathy'.
Like prehistoric cave paintings, finding interstellar extraterrestrial devices might indicate that the quest for immortality is universal to all sentient beings past and present throughout the Milky Way galaxy.
Nature established two distinct pathways for reflecting upon itself, one based on natural intelligence and the second based on artificial intelligence.
A new Brain Machine Interface (BMI) allows tetraplegic people to drive their wheelchairs using only the power of mind control.
There will be both good and bad for any future earthlings or technologies of our design that may engage in interstellar travel.
A team of Australian researchers says they have taught a Petri dish filled with human and mouse brain cells to play the classic 1970s video game Pong
A potential security threat has been revealed in a recent study where passwords were easily guessed by an AI-driven thermal imaging system.
Researchers have revealed a system that uses radio frequency (RF) and Wi-Fi signals for Lip-reading when the speaker is wearing a mask.
Do we live in a galactic environment that contains self-replicating von Neumann probes? The best way to find out is to look around.
Researchers with DeepMind have succeeded in teaching an AI system fundamental ideas in physics using videos of optical illusions.
Air, land, and sea-launch-able, the fully autonomous, AI-controlled missile known as the Ice Breaker has finally been revealed.
What if machine learning models like GPT-3 are doing more harm than good?
Researchers have used infrared (IR) imaging and machine learning to turn monochromatic “night vision” images into their actual colors.
Two-wheeled Martian rovers designed to work independently and as a team may one day search the planet’s surface like a swarm of AI-bikers.
MIT researchers say they have developed a simple tool that can help time-series data analysts predict the future.
Buzzwords like machine learning and artificial intelligence continue to garner million-dollar investments and clickbait headlines... but what is the real state of the science?
Despite alarmist headlines in recent news, neural networks are not conscious. Here is what AI experts are really saying.
Once we begin sending our assets to other planets, what should be our goal? There are two basic choices: AI, or the way of the barbarian.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administrations (NASA) is planning to include an Amazon Alexa on its upcoming Artemis missions. With the first launch currently planned for 2025, Artemis is the North American space agency’s first attempt at a series of...
Engineers have developed a deepfake audio detection method designed to sniff out increasingly realistic audio deepfakes. Unlike the more commonly known video deepfakes which can reproduce the look and voice of an actual person, audio deepfakes use advanced AI software...
The United States Navy is currently conducting live field tests of a new sail-powered autonomous drone known simply as Saildrone. Equipped with an on-board solar array to power its electronics, this unique, wind-powered vehicle made by a company with the...
Researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School working with specialists from Massachusetts General Hospital have demonstrated that a combination of artificial intelligence and brain stimulation can dramatically improve a number of mental functions. This novel approach may result in...
The Department of Defense’s Inspector General has announced the launch of a joint evaluation with the National Security Agency’s (NSA)IG to assess the NSA’s integration of artificial intelligence in signals intelligence operations. In March, the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI)...
The Pentagon has launched a new artificial intelligence initiative to help the U.S. achieve AI superiority by preparing combatant command networks for the cyber-focused future of warfare.
University of Minnesota Duluth scientist Vitaly Vanchurin thinks the universe may be a neural network, and suggests a "theory of everything."
For the second time in little over three months, technology giant Google has fired a prominent member of their AI ethics team.
Sandia National Labs announced it has successfully deployed machine learning to aid in developing novel alloys and materials.
For nearly two weeks, the Air Force has been teasing some big news was coming. Now, today, the Air Force have announced jsut what it is.
Cybersecurity experts say modernization of IT infrastructure and AI-based systems may help prevent future attacks.
Last week, Google Timnit Gebru, a leader in its ethical AI team. Today, AI experts and ethicists are pondering what this means for the future.
On Monday, DeepMind Technologies announced a major breakthrough in what is known in computational biology as the "protein folding problem."
DARPA edges closer to its dream of having 250 AI drones for urban warfare environments.
Astronomers analyse a 470 year old "baby" cosmic object known as a magnetar using the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
The Pope’s statement underscores the fundamental uncertainty that surrounds projections for robotics and machine learning in the coming years.