Alan Turing devised a way to test if AI is functionally the same as a human – we've done the same for androids.
The idea that robots will take our jobs is not radically new – but artificial intelligence is now completely reorganising the global economy. Australia must act now to keep up with the world.
Data science, led by Africa-based scientists, could play a key role in addressing all of the continent's crucial needs.
Hardware could exploit the properties of scattered light so that computations happen at high speed and with low power consumption.
South Africa's universities are detached from society because of a waning public and civic sector that once fueled the anti-apartheid struggle. Here's what can be done.
Instead of trying to explain the mystifying mathematics behind how algorithms work, this researcher started looking at how they actually 'see' the world we live in.
Prominent thinkers exaggerating the potential or danger of artificial intelligence are pushing us towards a new AI winter.
Earth-orbiting satellites and AI tools can track fishing vessels around the world.
Finding out more about how the brain works could help programmers translate thinking from the wet and squishy world of biology into all-new forms of machine learning in the digital world.
Bitcoin trading is difficult to predict, but artificial neural networks may be able to discern patterns.
We know that social media platforms have an incentive to promote whatever gets the most attention, regardless of its authenticity. We're more reluctant to admit that the same is true of people.
Teaching robots to care for us in old age will be child's play.
In the future, consciously aware robots could be part of our everyday world, deserving of moral respect and consideration.
Humans still have an edge over non-Hollywood AI in several key areas that are essential to journalism, including complex communication, expert thinking, adaptability and creativity.
Having problems with Siri and Google Translate? Here's why.
Big tech companies compete over who can gather the most intelligence on their users. Countries like Russia and China turn this information against their citizens.
An expert responds to a teenager who wants to know – is there any hope for humanity's future?
There are plenty of guidelines, policy documents and reports on how best we should use AI and avoid unethical practices. So how about we agree on one set of rules?
Academics call for an independent regulator to address risks associated with the use of artificial intelligence by government agencies.
Having trouble playing the latest video game? New AI tools can learn how you and others play, and help you be a better player.