Stuart Russell’s book is a serious overview of the artificial intelligence challenge Source: BOOK REVIEW: AI and the future of human beings all comes down to one word: control Opinion: The scary future that pessimists often outline isn’t just about physical robots controlling us. That may be part of it, for sure. I actually had… Read More BOOK REVIEW: AI and the future of human beings all comes down to one word: control | + Opinion
It seems Facebook will make an attempt to filter out obvious fraud and deception by hostile foreign powers but still allow American politicians to potentially mislead. The new prohibitive measures probably won’t probe high-level, backroom corruption where politicians have an economic interest in allowing foreign powers to lead them around by the nose, either through… Read More Facebook – Should tech companies decide for us what’s true and false?
Source: Women lag behind in science, tech jobs – Daily Sabah
Over the years many young Australians have been urged to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics — STEM for short — but one Sydney futurist has some very different advice. Source: Futurist says studying STEM subjects won’t future-proof careers
It’s not science fiction. A man who is paralyzed from the shoulders down is now able to walk using a mind-controlled robotic suit. Source: Paralyzed man walks using brain-controlled robotic suit in Grenoble, France | abc7chicago.com
Chatbots are increasingly common on and off line, but does it matter if their voices aren’t real? Source: Can a computer fool you into thinking it is human? – BBC News
Brain-computer interface technology is moving fast and Silicon Valley is moving in. Will we all soon be typing with our minds? Source: Are brain implants the future of thinking? | Science | The Guardian