#Artificial Intelligence

How is artificial intelligence is helping us learn about the universe?

3 weeks ago — Deep Dive

Astronomy is all about data. The universe is getting bigger and so too is the amount of information we have about it. But some of the biggest challenges of the...

Engineering Podcasts – In Machines We Trust

12 months ago — Quick Read

Produced by the MIT Technology Review, each episode of In Machines We Trust looks at a different aspect of the automation of.. well... everything Some of the most important decisions...

Is this the first ever living, programmable organism?

1 year ago — Quick Read

Not bot, not beast: scientists create first ever living, programmable organism A remarkable combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and biology has produced the world’s first “living robots”. This week, a...

Medical AI can now predict survival rates – but it’s not ready to unleash on patients

2 years ago — Deep Dive

Researchers recently produced an algorithm that could guess whether heart patients had lived or died from their condition within a year. By looking at data from a test of the...

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – should you be worried?

2 years ago — Quick Read

Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant recently announced a breakthrough in its plan to...

How should we treat rational, sentient robots – if they existed?

2 years ago — Quick Read

The Ethics of AI: how should we treat rational, sentient robots – if they existed? Ethics of AI: how should we treat rational, sentient robots – if they existed? A...