The new AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence took just days to learn to play Go from scratch, with no human intervention. It even learned strategies never seen before in human play.
Blade Runner 2049 misses modern strides in artificial intelligence, which is now capable of performing creative work alongside humans.
Jobs of the future will require emotional intelligence to complement the sophisticated machines we work with, so we need to equip young people with this vital skill
The automation wave is coming for computer programmers – up to a point.
Science fiction prepares us to deal with certain technologies as they arise in the real world.
Combining machine learning, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles could revolutionize how people with disabilities get around their communities.
They're more than windows into the soul – they're a portal into our possible future.
Humans and computers are collaborating to create a new genre of 'synthetic literature'. But how does it work and can a computer ever really be creative?
A new study analysing the outcomes of couple's therapy shows computers are getting ever closer to determining what we are really think and feel.
Research shows that technology disrupts economies of scale, turning megacities' huge populations from strength to liability. To survive, megacities, like companies, must adapt.
The first generation of medical artificial intelligence systems are already rolling out to clinics. What are the plus- and down-sides?
The ethical mindfield of AI gaydar.
Domino's Pizza and Ford have teamed up to offer pizza delivery via driverless cars in Michigan. Is it the way of the future?
We have far more to worry about from outdated science that embodies dubious prejudices than we do from deep learning networks.
The current push towards AI categorisation of people is in danger of embedding a binary view of society.
The UK's biggest industry is poised to lose a big chunk of its (human) workers.
As the government moves ahead with its industrial plan, a new report signals it will have to start doing things differently.
The mass generation of customised content may have very real social implications.
Computers today are fast and powerful but they still can't think like a human when it comes to some tasks we find easy. That's why tech companies are turning to neuroscience for help.
As disruptive technology increasingly enters our lives, it demands that we rethink and reorganize all aspects of work, life, and society.