A U.S. government intelligence agency develops cutting-edge tech to predict future events.
Philosopher Nick Bostrom's "singleton hypothesis" predicts the future of human societies.
Musican. Actor. Fashion Icon. Internet Visionary?
The most valuable college majors will prepare students for a world right out a science fiction novel.
Nissan is developing technology that controls the car by reading the driver's brain waves.
UC Berkeley researchers create a robot that learns by playing and can predict the future of its actions.
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.
A new study challenges what we understand about the workings of time.
Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.
Has CRISPR co-creator Jennifer Doudna invented the Pandora's Box of genetic engineering, or can CRISPR be used for the forces of good?
An MIT study predicts when artificial intelligence will take over for humans in different occupations.
New research explains how to build different types of outposts in space.
What if we build from the sky down? NYC architects release designs for a skyscraper that would hang from an asteroid and travel between hemispheres.
There's a new verb in town: cognify. We have far too much baggage with the word 'intelligence' so to fully embrace the second industrial revolution we need to start talking about artificial cognification.
Elon Musk, Sam Harris, Ray Kurzweil and other visionaries discuss AI superintelligence at a recent conference.
Bill Gates proposes an ingenious solution to the job losses from the coming automation.
Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence learns what it takes to win, making human-like choices in competitive situations.
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.