Surely they can't be worse...can they?
More than any other nation, Japan tends to feel comfortable with the idea of humanoid robots entering the home.
Living is about staying busy.
Meaningful pictures are assembled from meaningless noise.
The Metaverse could be the most dangerous tool of persuasion humanity has ever created.
Elon Musk suggested remote-controlled, vibrating anal beads. Thankfully, there are more mundane explanations.
Who should be compensated?
The AI test can be done every night at home while the person is asleep, without even touching their body.
We will become billions of people who share a single vast intellect.
Uploading your mind is not a pathway to immortality. Instead, it will create a possibly hostile digital doppelgänger.
It is all too easy for humans to fall into the cognitive trap of thinking that an entity that can use language fluently is sentient or intelligent.
Anxieties about being identified will be superseded by fears of being analyzed.
The engineer working on Google's AI, called LaMDA, suffers from what we could call Michelangelo Syndrome. Scientists must beware hubris.
An elaborate device called the Mechanical Turk defeated Benjamin Franklin and Napoleon Bonaparte at chess. Edgar Allan Poe revealed the hoax.
What if intelligence can thrive without consciousness?
A deep learning AI running on a supercomputer was able to link patterns of brain connectivity to political ideology.
Sometimes breaking a rule is the ethical thing to do.
From machines to animals, there are many kinds of possible minds.
The so-called "court painter of Silicon Valley" was shaped by her youth in communist Poland but looks forward to a future ruled by celebrity robots.
The metaverse may leave us perpetually unsure whether the people we encounter are authentic or high-quality fakes.
AI-generated photos, also known as synthetic media, are being used to create fake experts and journalists to spread disinformation.
Will all robots think like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg?