Researchers used the ChatGPT AI to build a robot that picks tomatoes, in order to save humanity.
The dispersal of self-replicating machines throughout the Universe could be the ultimate recipe for long-term survival.
A new warning about the potential dangers artificial intelligence (AI) may represent for humankind in the years ahead was voiced on Tuesday by leading scientists and tech industry experts.
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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.
On this week's episode, MJ and Stephanie contemplate whether teaching AI to read minds could mean the end of humanity.
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.
In 2010, Stephen Hawking warned that aliens might pose an existential risk to humanity, and that we should therefore be careful about broadcasting our existence to interstellar space.
Researchers have recorded and analyzed ultrasonic airborne sounds produced by plants under stress, which can even reveal the plant’s type and condition
This week on The Micah Hanks Program, we look at several potential future scenarios involving the creation of an A.I. superintelligence and whether they could spell problems for us in the future.
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.
This week we look at Google's announcement that it will soon begin opening access to Bard, its newest and most advanced chatbot.
A team of Chinese engineers have developed a new autonomous transmedium drone capable of flying in the air and swimming underwater.
For the first time in the history of astronomy, connecting our human affairs to the stars might make complete sense.
In a historic first, an AI-controlled fighter jet racked up more than 17 hours of flight time while autonomously executing advanced fighter maneuvers, including simulated aerial dogfights.
The Pentagon is secretly developing a new program to unleash thousands of autonomous drones to dominate enemy defenses.
What is the chance that a technological gadget with an interstellar version of ChatGPT would visit Los Alamos for lunch in 1950?
This week, we look at OpenAI’s impressive chatbot ChatGPT, and what it told The Debrief in a series of candid responses to our questions.
If humans ever find interstellar CubeSats, it will change our priorities from funding military conflicts to space exploration.
Nature established two distinct pathways for reflecting upon itself, one based on natural intelligence and the second based on artificial intelligence.
There will be both good and bad for any future earthlings or technologies of our design that may engage in interstellar travel.
A potential security threat has been revealed in a recent study where passwords were easily guessed by an AI-driven thermal imaging system.
Air, land, and sea-launch-able, the fully autonomous, AI-controlled missile known as the Ice Breaker has finally been revealed.
If some UAPs represent extraterrestrial AI systems, perhaps their appearance in recent government data was triggered by us being on the verge of developing sentient AI systems.
As advances in machine learning continue, we can expect to see fewer of the "beginner's mistakes" of its early experimental phase.
What if machine learning models like GPT-3 are doing more harm than good?
Artificial intelligence, or AI, is helping to better preserve the past, and connect it to the present. From...
In the future, could an interactive artificial intelligence (AI) system answer questions for us, and carry the flame of life and consciousness?
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?
An AI model developed by West Virginia University looks at demographic areas to determine areas in need of COVID-19 testing.
India is one of the first countries looking into whether AI can help make their legal system more efficient.
There could be more than merely distance that separates us from other intelligent life that exists in our universe.
Despite alarmist headlines in recent news, neural networks are not conscious. Here is what AI experts are really saying.
New research shows that AI can create underground maps of a city based on the unique qualities in a person's fashion sense.
The Olympics have had a long history of athletic doping occurring, but a new AI system could put a stop to that happening.
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.
Who doesn’t love a good bottle of wine? The wine industry is beginning to update its methods. Gone...
A multidisciplinary team of scientists is trying to use artificial intelligence to decode the language of whales.
New findings show how AI could help explain the features of an unrecognized "hybrid" teenage girl who lived 50,000 years ago.
New research from MIT used AI to examine how and why our brains understand language. Your brain works just like your smartphone's autocorrect feature.
Start-ups will literally buy your face and create a digital deepfake copy of it using AI to sell their products and services.
This week, we turn our attention to the question of longevity studies, and Silicon Valley's quest for Immortality.
Can virtual reality allow a human interface via simulations that create realistic experiences, complete with real emotions?
Users will soon be able to turn to Google Search to learn foreign languages using a robust AI system called 'Tivoli.' Goodbye Duolingo?
The U.N. report says a drone used by Libya’s government was “programmed to attack targets" with a "true ‘fire, forget and find’ capability.”
A new study shows how GPT-3 was able to generate "human-like" text producing very persuasive disinformation able to sway opinions.
New research not only attempts to explain why we dream, but offers a unique explanation of why our dreams are so freaking weird.