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4 Most Disturbing Artificial Intelligence Advances of the Recent Years

By |2019-01-16T21:38:18+03:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Artificial Intelligence has been an endless source of fascination for decades, prompting moral and philosophical debate on what it means to sentient or self-aware, and what rights should come with those states of mind. We see potential quandaries fictionalized in popular TV and literature, from Data the loveable android in Star Trek: The Next Generation [...]

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5 Science Fiction Books That Will Challenge Your Mind and Imagination

By |2019-03-17T21:00:50+03:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Literature|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A good way to expand your mind and dive into the unknown can be simply achieved by reading a good book. What about science fiction books? Science fiction books are probably the best choice if you want to explore the outer and inner universe and even go on an unprecedented trip through time. Here are [...]

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Computers Can Dream and This Is What Their Dreams Look Like

By |2019-01-29T21:10:02+03:00July 1st, 2015|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

If computers could dream, what would it look like? Moreover, if computers were artists, would technology produce paintings akin to Escher or Dali masterpieces? After testing the ability of Google’s AI to recognize images, these conclusions were made: Google software engineers analyzed computer ‘dreams’ (the latest images, produced by computers). These images show strange combinations [...]

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Humans Will Have Cloud-Connected Hybrid Brains by 2030, Ray Kurzweil Says

By |2019-01-29T21:50:33+03:00June 17th, 2015|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

So, you think you’ve seen it all? You haven’t seen anything yet. By the year 2030, advancements will excel anything we’ve seen before concerning human intelligence. In fact, predictions offer glimpses of something truly amazing - the development of a human hybrid, a mind that thinks in artificial intelligence. Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at [...]

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Bionic Brain? Scientists Develop Memory Cells That Mimic Human Brain Processes

By |2019-03-03T00:16:49+03:00May 30th, 2015|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

True artificial intelligence is on the horizon, it seems. Human brain cells, memory cells to be exact, are being tweaked and improved to create an intelligence like never seen before. Scientists are almost there on the road to the real ‘bionic brain’. The key to artificial intelligence is the electronic long-term memory cell. This cell [...]

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Technological Singularity: Can Machines Rule Us on Day?

By |2019-03-05T22:38:36+03:00March 19th, 2015|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We've all seen the movies, we all know the theory; the possibility that one day, machines become superintelligent, develop an individual conscience and decide to enslave the human race, most likely resulting in a dystopian world. “The Matrix” trilogy is the most mainstream manifestation of this theory in popular media, and “I, Robot” had also made [...]

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These 3 Things Could Destroy the Human Civilization, Says Stephen Hawking

By |2019-03-05T23:11:06+03:00March 14th, 2015|Categories: Earth, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Famous for his scientific research on black holes and physics, world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has issued a stark warning on things that he strongly believes will lead to the demise of human civilization. His warnings may surprise you as they are far beyond the realms of the mainstream beliefs that human civilization may well be [...]

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The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence in the Modern World

By |2020-03-19T23:38:25+03:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: Futurism & Technology|Tags: , |

Technology has developed through the implementation of innovative ideas to supplement outdated methods of approaching technical problems. This has played a great part in saving time, costs, and promoting the overall production in the manufacturing industries. Reflecting on the definition, it is agreeable that artificial intelligence (A.I.) is the intelligence enhanced by computer software to [...]