In the world of crypto, the more outlandish the idea, the more potentially disruptive.
What is it, do we have any, and why does it matter?
The money will go to her foundation, but is the tour really in the 'Back to Black' chanteuse's best interest?
Break out your prospecting gear and space suit.
Most basic form of data, meet most basic form of matter.
Our experience of time may be blinding us to its true nature, say scientists.
Many of our greatest fears stem from uncertainty about the future, and technology has made the future very uncertain indeed.
Bret Weinstein says that we're at the end of a massive technological and geographic boom, and that we should prepare for the next step in our societal evolution. Yet the future may not be optimistic for all. A cultural backlash to change, he says, is inevitable.
Imagine reading by plant light, and glow-in-the-dark trees instead of street lamps. That's on the horizon thanks to these engineers.
UC Berkeley researchers create a robot that learns by playing and can predict the future of its actions.
In ten years, everything could be very different... while on the surface being as recognizable as possible.
Should there be a ceiling to the ambitions of Silicon Valley? It seems like a decisive “no,” according to the people who want to build new societies online, atop the ocean, and on Mars.
Some experts take issue with Elon Musk’s frightening warning about AI taking over.
Elon Musk issues a stark warning at the National Governor's Association meeting.
NASA is close to testing its next-generation nuclear fission reactors that would power a Mars colony and propel space exploration.
A new study challenges what we understand about the workings of time.
A pioneering study provides a detailed look at how the U.S. economy will suffer from climate change.
Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.
Amazon's blockbuster purchase of Whole Foods will lead to big changes in how we shop.
An MIT study predicts when artificial intelligence will take over for humans in different occupations.
For our future's sake, let's demand government funding for 'little science', says Hertz fellow Avideh Zakhor.
If you think we're talking about someone else, don't be so hasty. One study highlights how the vast majority of people choose ignorance over knowing.
Elon Musk, Sam Harris, Ray Kurzweil and other visionaries discuss AI superintelligence at a recent conference.
While often compared to the Roman Empire, the United States is not likely to collapse in the same way.
Philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers warns about an AI-dominated future world without consciousness at a recent conference on artificial intelligence that also included Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Sam Harris, Demis Hassabis and others.
A recent conference on the future of artificial intelligence features visionary debate between Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Sam Harris, Nick Bostrom, David Chalmers, Jaan Tallinn and others.
One day this century, a robot of super-human intelligence will offer you the chance to upgrade your mind, says AGI expert Ben Goertzel. Will you take it?
If we could jump 50 years into the future, what will our world look like? Flying cars? Hologram phones? Bill Nye sees two technological paths ahead – and we're in the fork between them at this very moment.
Robots and AI are going to become an everyday part of life, but will that take away other everyday parts of life?
A patent filed for Amazon's "airborne fulfillment centers" reveals the e-commerce giant's plans for the future of delivery.