A computer that could decidedly pass Alan Turing's test would represent a major step toward artificial general intelligence.
Brain-based technologies of spiritual enhancement can induce mystical experiences in many people on demand. What does this mean for spirituality today?
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An elaborate device called the Mechanical Turk defeated Benjamin Franklin and Napoleon Bonaparte at chess. Edgar Allan Poe revealed the hoax.
From the first computer to modern AI: how to tell if machines are intelligent.
Scientists are seeking ways to safely connect computers to the brain.
The Mayan calendar is revered for its impeccable accuracy. Now, a recent excavation in Guatemala reveals how the system developed over time.
Let's hope that squid don't evolve lungs and legs, or humanity might be in real trouble.
The emergence of life in the universe is as certain as the emergence of matter, gravity, and the stars. Life is the universe developing a memory, and our chemical detection system could find it.
Scientists across a range of disciplines have helped solve Darwin's dilemma.
Media provocateurs and conspiracy theorists insist that they're "just asking questions." No, they aren’t.
According to international law, the seabed belongs to everyone.
It's not about leaves in tall trees.
You don't need to completely automate a job to fundamentally change it.
Will all robots think like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg?
Upskilling prepares today’s workforce for tomorrow’s opportunities, positioning organizations for success in the future.
When Saint Ambrose of Milan was venerated, his life became public property, its meaning expanding with the unique interpretations of each new generation.
From machines to animals, there are many kinds of possible minds.
The so-called "court painter of Silicon Valley" was shaped by her youth in communist Poland but looks forward to a future ruled by celebrity robots.
Historically, periods of mass flourishing are underpinned by technological revolutions. Currently, we are undergoing a technological revolution unlike anything the world has ever seen.