Coexisting With AI

AI is shaping society and will continue to do so in ways we can’t yet imagine. How do we leverage this technology to better humanity and not harm it? 
autonomous ships
Hyundai’s autonomous ship is the first to make a transoceanic journey 
Autonomous ships like the Prism Courage could make the seas safer, while also making shipping cleaner and more efficient.
Satellites zoom in on cities’ hottest neighborhoods 
In “micro-urban heat islands,” communities can experience heat wave conditions well before officials declare a heat emergency.
robotic crab
Tiny robotic crab, controlled by lasers, can run, twist, and jump 
A new robotic crab has a sophisticated structure for its size, but it can still be manufactured using a relatively simple process.
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From robotic dogs to magnetic slime: 6 ways robots are helping humans 
Robots are helping humans in a growing number of places – from archaeological sites to disaster zones to sewers.
AI art
AI creates realistic pictures from pure text
NVIDIA’s new AI can translate text into images.
superconductor
Discovery of “impossible” superconductor promises 100x faster electronics
A device that gets electricity to flow through a superconductor in one direction without the use of magnets could revolutionize electronics.
Tesla Semi
You can finally reserve a Tesla Semi 
Members of the public can now reserve a Tesla Semi, an all-electric, heavy-duty vehicle that Elon Musk first unveiled in 2017.
robotic finger
Can your mind ever “own” an extra body part? 
A robotic finger can feel like a part of our hand after just a short time using it, suggesting that our brains can “own” extra body parts.
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Nick Bostrom on superintelligence and the future of AI

Superintelligent AI has the potential to pose an existential risk to humanity. Are we ready?

Superintelligence and the future of AI
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Nick Bostrom on superintelligence and the future of AI

Superintelligence and the future of AI
AI for Health
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Artificial intelligence can find hidden patterns in patient’s vital signs – and stop emergencies before they happen.
Depression Treatment
Can AI predict which depression treatment is most effective?
Artificial intelligence-powered algorithms that analyze brain scans are showing promise in helping doctors find an effective depression treatment on the first try.
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AI makes nearly 100% accurate cancer diagnosis from urine
A new AI-based technique can make a nearly 100% accurate prostate cancer diagnosis from a urine sample, potentially saving patients from unneeded biopsies.
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Steering wheels now optional for driverless cars in US 
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Oculus exec bets $10,000 we'll have fully autonomous cars by 2030
Self-driving cars could transform the world in unexpected ways 
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Huge cargo drones could soon move goods across the globe