SOPHIA: FUTURE of Humanity or the DEMISE of Mankind? Sophia is a humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics. She has been designed to learn and adapt to human behavior and work with humans, and has been interviewed around the world. According to herself, Sophia was activated on April 19, 2015. She is modeled after actress Audrey Hepburn, and is known for her human-like appearance and behavior compared to previous robotic variants. According to the manufacturer, David Hanson, Sophia has artificial intelligence, visual data processing and facial recognition. Sophia also imitates human gestures and facial expressions and is able...Read More
ADN Compilation: AI Artifical Intelligence and Its Affects on our Everyday Lives By: Ami Tiel 9/5/17 Special credit to Gia Brown, Ann Rose Laurence and Angeline Dean for their contributions to this article. Featured Image by Antonio F. Branco via Comically Incorrect Cartoon. Technology will force you to conform or you will be eliminated in one way or another from the Brave New World. As Sumantra Maitra wrote, “Nothing could be more dystopian than the largest information, communication, and documentation hub controlling your thoughts and punishing you for wrong think.” *** *** The pursuit of “progress” is going...Read More
by Robert Chambers – Jul 8, 2017 When James Cameron made his Terminator films back in the 90s, few of us believed that AI could actually take over the world. As it turns out, it could! Of course, the real version of events is much different – there are no terminators in leather jackets roaming around hunting down little kids, neither is there a nuclear holocaust around the corner. But you could end up jobless and without a way to make a living. That’s like a disaster in itself. “These (robots) are things that are superhuman, and we think this will be in every industry, will probably replace 50 percent of human jobs, create a huge amount of wealth for mankind and wipe out poverty.” These words were spoken by Kai-Fu Lee, a Chinese businessman who has worked for industry giants like Apple, Microsoft, and Google before starting his own Capital Venture Company. Obviously he knows a thing or two about computers and AI....Read More
DeepMind is the world leader in artificial intelligence research and its application for positive impact. We’re on a scientific mission to push the boundaries of AI, developing programs that can learn to solve any complex problem without needing to be taught how. If we’re successful, we believe this will be one of the most important and widely beneficial scientific advances ever made, increasing our capacity to understand the mysteries of the universe and to tackle some of our most pressing real-world challenges. From climate change to the need for radically…...Read More
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