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Thursday, 10 Mar 2016

Google’s AI defeats top Go player Lee Se-dol in the first of five games

Google’s AI defeats top Go player Lee Se-dol in the first of five games

The five historic rounds of Go will be played between the professional Go player and Google’s AlphaGo over a week, but the first game has already left the professional player in shock.

Thursday, 28 Jan 2016

Google’s AI will challenge the best Go player in the world

Google’s AI will challenge the best Go player in the world

Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence, called “AlphaGo”, will take on the top player of the world in March, having beaten another Go champion at five games to nothing.

Sunday, 10 Jan 2016

Apple wants to read your emotions with its latest acquisition

Apple wants to read your emotions with its latest acquisition

Apple has dived deeper into artificial intelligence with its latest acquisition which can allow it to read people's emotions. Read on to find out more!

Monday, 4 Jan 2016

Mark Zuckerberg challenges himself with writing an AI assistant

Mark Zuckerberg challenges himself with writing an AI assistant

The Facebook CEO is going to get his very own AI assistant alike Jarvis from the Iron Man movies, and he’ll do it the same way Tony Stark did – by himself.

Monday, 14 Dec 2015

Elon Musk announces plans for AI research center to ensure Skynet never happens

Elon Musk announces plans for AI research center to ensure Skynet never happens

Elon Musk thinks that unregulated AI development could give rise to an intelligence that ends up destroying us all. Here's how he intends to make sure it doesn't happen.

Thursday, 22 Oct 2015

A*STAR researchers teach robot to navigate with simulated brain cells

A*STAR researchers teach robot to navigate with simulated brain cells

Researchers from A*STAR have simulated a cluster of virtual neural cells that they say help a robot find its way around a room on its own.

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015

One step closer to Skynet and Judgement Day

One step closer to Skynet and Judgement Day

The Terminator films have it that humanity was almost wiped out when an intelligent program (Skynet) became self-aware. Guess what that has to do with Google.

Monday, 27 Jan 2014

Google Reportedly Acquiring Artificial Intelligence Firm DeepMind

Google Reportedly Acquiring Artificial Intelligence Firm DeepMind

According to reports and rumors, Google is in the midst of acquiring artificial intelligence firm DeepMind for US$400 million.

Thursday, 14 Jul 2011

Computer Learns English to Play Civilization V

Computer Learns English to Play Civilization V

Is it possible for computers to understand the meaning of words rather than just viewing them as a sequence of ones and zeroes? At MIT researchers have been trying to find the answers to that question.

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