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Original Fiction: TIN MAN

By Odie Flynn       “…live coverage of parades and festivities as the world celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the end of the last major conflict on Earth.  At

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Elon Musk Reiterates the Need for Brain-Computer Interfaces in the Age of AI

(TECH CRUNCH) – How do you avoid getting made obsolete by artificial intelligence in a time when resources and research are largely being funneled toward improving that area of tech?

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Microsoft Thinks Machines Can Learn to Converse by Making Chat a Game

(WIRED) – MICROSOFT IS BUYING a deep learning startup based in Montreal, a global hub for deep learning research. But two years ago, this startup wasn’t based in Montreal, and

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Robots Need ‘Kill Switches’, Warn Euro MPs

(SPACE DAILY) – The unstoppable rise of robots in our everyday lives requires urgent EU rules such as “kill switches”, European Parliament members warned Thursday as they passed a resolution

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How Japan’s AI Schoolgirl Fell Into a Suicidal Depression

(RocketNews24) – October 2016 – The Microsoft-created artificial intelligence leaves a troubling message ahead of acting debut.   Back in the spring, Microsoft Japan started Twitter and Line accounts for Rinna, an AI

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The First Pop Song Ever Written by Artificial Intelligence

(QUARTZ) – We already know that artificial intelligence systems can work in law firms and beat the world champion at a game of Go. Now it turns out that AI

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Newest DARPA Challenge: ‘Shift Paradigm’ With Robot Radio

(SPACE DAILY) – The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has kicked off three-year contest for the creation of an Artificial Intelligence radio tech that would de-clutter the radio

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Intel to Buy Artificial Intelligence Firm Nervana Systems

(Reuters) – Intel Corp <INTC.O> said on Tuesday it would acquire startup Nervana Systems as the world’s largest chipmaker bolsters its artificial intelligence capabilities. San Diego, California-based Nervana will help

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: What it Means, How to Respond

(World Economic Forum) – We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale,

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Softbank, Honda: Sit Back, Relax, Let the Car do the Talking

TOKYO (Reuters) – On the heels of its $32 billion takeover of chip designer ARM Holdings, SoftBank Corp founder Masayoshi Son is embarking on another “crazy idea”: talking cars that

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