Artificial intelligence is already transforming a range of industries but it has still to make an impact on healthcare. So what's the hold up?
We need to do more than teach machines to learn. We need to overcome the barriers that separate machines from us – and us from them.
ABBA are reportedly planning a 'virtual and live experience'. What might this actually entail?
Could reservoir computing be a future alternative to silicon chips?
New HBO series reimagines a group of life-like robots programmed with hope but marred in violence. They might be more human than we think.
Auto-translation software has been pretty frustrating to use. But news of vast improvements to Google's translation software raises the prospect that websites will soon be browsable in any language.
IBM's Watson watched hundreds of horror movie trailers and then created its own for the new film Morgan.
Amazon's voice-controlled personal assistant device is coming to the UK and bringing smart homes with it.
Doing favours is a basic feature of human society – but can robots join in?
Space tourists will need someone to show them around. This is just one of several jobs that currently don't exist but are expected to be a reality with in a decade.
Computer-aided decision-making has been shown to help in clinical contexts. But winning over doctors and patients is a different matter.
Artificial intelligence gives technology the ability to learn and adapt. But they can learn a lot more if they can share their learning with other smart devices.
As technology becomes fully integrated into our everyday lives, we may see athletes as the last vestiges of our humanity.
500m posts are made daily on Twitter alone. Policing them is no easy task.
The rise of online 'chatbots' shows how artificial intelligence is becoming a part of daily life. But how do you stop them talking like a really bad PA?
Human resistance to innovation can be an obstacle to solving major global challenges.
Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.
Artificial intelligence gives us machines that can beat humans at games such as chess and go. How long before we see AI surpass human intelligence?
Sounds scary ... so should we be worried?
The threat from dangerous AI systems is vastly underappreciated and under-researched. If we don't study them, we can't fight them – or prevent them.