Can AI and animals coexist? Philosopher Peter Singer gives us a nuanced take on the issue.
Wherever automation rises, religiosity falls.
It could analyze a photo of the Martian surface in just five seconds. NASA scientists need 40 minutes.
What if you are the only person in the world who can think?
South Korea is piloting a CCTV system it hopes will save lives.
A new artificial intelligence method removes the effect of gravity on cosmic images, showing the real shapes of distant galaxies.
The pilot project is in 10 stores and is 85% accurate.
If you ask your maps app to find "restaurants that aren't McDonald's," you won't like the result.
Companies can identify you from your music preferences, as well as influence and profit from your behavior.
Creating an afterlife—or a simulation of one—would take vast amounts of energy. Some scientists think the best way to capture that energy is by building megastructures around stars.
A physicist creates an AI algorithm that predicts natural events and may prove the simulation hypothesis.
"Deepfakes" and "cheap fakes" are becoming strikingly convincing — even ones generated on freely available apps.
A new MIT report proposes how humans should prepare for the age of automation and artificial intelligence.
Researchers make the case for "deep evidential regression."
A heated debate is occurring at the University of Miami.
Can we stop a rogue AI by teaching it ethics? That might be easier said than done.
Can we end world hunger by 2030? Thanks to a new program, the data for it is all there.
It's hard to stop looking back and forth between these faces and the busts they came from.
A new interactive documentary "How Normal Am I?" helps reveal the shortcomings of facial recognition technology.
Controversial physics theory says reality around us behaves like a computer neural network.
From cryonics to time travel, here are some of the (highly speculative) methods that might someday be used to bring people back to life.
A new study used artificial intelligence to analyze relationship data from thousands of couples.
Scientists are seeking ways to safely connect computers to the brain.