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

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…

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

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…

Technological Singularity: Can Machines Rule Us on Day?

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…

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

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…

The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence in the Modern World

Technology has developed through the implementation of innovative ideas to supplement outdated methods of approaching technical problems.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…

Facebook and Tesla Motors Founders Invest in Artificial Intelligence

Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, and Ashton Kutcher invested in artificial intelligence developer Vicarious FPC. The total sum of investments was $40 million. Vicarious The founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, the co-owner of Tesla Motors and SpaceX Elon Musk, and a popular actor and venture investor Ashton Kutcher invested $40 million…

Will Robots Take Our Jobs Within the Next Five Years?

Robots will have captured our offices before the end of the decade, claims a British expert in artificial intelligence who provides that by 2018 robots will take professions that now are thought to be purely "human". If to believe the forecasts, office workers, secretaries, salespeople, insurers, and administrators should start…

How High-Tech Revolution Can Be Detrimental to Humankind

According to a team of philosophers, mathematicians, and scientists from Oxford University, who are exploring the future of humanity, there is growing evidence that our reliance on technology could cause the end of humankind. The media is actively discussing a range of possible disasters that can destroy humanity, but the…

Can Computers Compete with Human Intelligence?

The question of whether machines can compete with human intelligence has concerned the scientific community since 1950 when Alan Turing published his world-changing paper. The science of artificial intelligence provides a series of challenges that must be overcome before the dream of Turing could be realized. If you are put…