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‘Godfather of AI’ discusses dangers the developing technologies pose to society
This has been a week where concerns over the rapidly expanding use of artificial intelligence resonated loudly in Washington and around the world. Geoffrey Hinton, one of the leading voices in the field of AI, announced he was quitting Google over his worries about what AI could eventually lead to if unchecked. Hinton discussed those […]
Bill Gates speaks out on artificial intelligence
The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist spoke to ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis about his thoughts on the rise of artificial intelligence.
Can we stop the deserts from spreading?
Earth’s soils are degrading into deserts at an unprecedented rate, with catastrophic consequences. The good news is that humans can turn them into fertile land.
Agroforestry: A solution to farming’s biggest problems?
Agriculture takes a huge toll on the earth’s environment by producing massive CO2 emissions and taking up a lot of land. But there is a way to make it more sustainable: Agroforestry. And it has been around for thousands of years – we just forgot about it. We’re destroying our environment at an alarming rate. […]
The intelligence explosion: Nick Bostrom on the future of AI
We may build incredible AI. But can we contain our cruelty? Oxford professor Nick Bostrom explains.
‘Godfather of AI’ leaves Google and warns of dangers | DW News
As AI technology advances at an unprecedented pace, experts and policymakers are becoming increasingly concerned about its potential impact on society. From job displacement to biased decision-making, there are growing fears that AI could have unintended consequences if left unregulated. But do we even see what we think we are looking at?
The Power of Pollinators
Everyone has heard of honeybees, but what about the 4,000 species of wild, native bees that live alongside honey bees here in North America?
Bee extinction: Why we’re saving the wrong bees
Think honey bees are disappearing? Or that the more hives we have the better? Think again. Here’s why they’re the bad boys of the bee world, and what we should be focusing on instead. We’re destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn’t need to be this way. Our new channel Planet A […]
Are Insect Brains the Secret to Great AI? | Frances S. Chance | TED
Are insects the key to brain-inspired computing? Neuroscientist Frances S. Chance thinks so. In this buzzy talk, she shares examples of the incredible capabilities of insects — like the dragonfly’s deadly accurate hunting skills and the African dung beetle’s super strength — and shows how untangling the mysterious web of neurons in their tiny brains […]
Astronomers catch a star swallowing a planet (for the first time)
In a new study, scientists at MIT, Harvard, Caltech and elsewhere report that they have observed a star swallowing a planet for the first time. They say Earth may suffer a similar fate in 5 billion years. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2023/astronomers-…)
Primera observación de una estrella tragándose un planeta
Agencia SINC Cuando una estrella se queda sin combustible, se hincha hasta alcanzar un millón de veces su tamaño original, engullendo toda la materia, incluidos los planetas, que encuentra a su paso. Hasta ahora los científicos habían observado indicios de estrellas justo antes y poco después de consumir planetas enteros, pero nunca habían captado una in fraganti. Científicos del […]
Diseñan una mano robótica para una interacción más amigable entre humano y robot
Agencia SINC Un equipo de investigadores de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid ha desarrollado nuevos conceptos de diseño para integrar la mecánica y la electrónica dentro de la mano de un robot humanoide, que permite una comunicación más amigable con los humanos y favorece su interacción social. ManoPla es una mano robótica cuya finalidad es la comunicación gestual. Ha sido ideada y desarrollada por investigadores del […]
Max Tegmark interview: Six months to save humanity from AI? | DW Business Special
A leading expert in artificial intelligence warns that the race to develop more sophisticated models is outpacing our ability to regulate the technology. Critics say his warnings overhype the dangers of new AI models like GPT. But MIT professor Max Tegmark says private companies risk leading the world into dangerous territory without guardrails on their […]