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The Internet of Things and the Race to Singularity

Daniel Newman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Technology
Daniel Newman

Where are we headed? Predictions point towards a future where devices will become our "digital shadows," a reflection of everything we are, and even hope to be. The question is: Is that a good or bad thing? And, does it even matter?

Must We Worry About Artificial Intelligence?

Nigel Barber | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Nigel Barber

There are many reasons why artificial intelligence can be threatening, but I would put accidents far above malice. Some futurists worry that tiny self-replicating entities could envelop the world causing ecological collapse -- a nanotechnology apocalypse known as the "grey goo hypothesis."

Stephen Hawking Fears Our Machines Will Soon Outsmart Us

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology

Could advances in artificial intelligence eventually lead to the downfall of mankind? Famed physicist Stephen Hawking laid out this extreme concern...

Google Will Soon Know You Better Than Your Spouse Does, Top Exec Says

Posted 02.23.2014 | Technology

Ray Kurzweil, the director of engineering at Google, believes that the tech behemoth will soon know you even better than your spouse does. Kurzweil...

Google Buys Company Trying To Make Computers As Smart As Humans

AP | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — Google says that it has purchased the British startup DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company founded by a 37-year old former che...