People often forget that we designed computers not just based upon strictly rational but emotional purposes as well to help solve complex problems. For example we would not have designed a calculator if there was no desire to solve mathematical issues. Humans are emotionally tied to problem solving and thus it helps them formulate decisions. […]
DeepMind, the Google sibling focusing on artificial intelligence, has announced the launch of an “ethics and society” unit to study the impact of new technologies on society.
âFor man to be able to live he must either not see the infinite, or… connect the finite with the infinite.â – Leo Tolstoy
Both left and right are promoting the idea of a basic wage for everyone, currently on trial, as a solution to the new world of work
Rosling was considered the most influential statistician of his generation.
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Spin and orbital angular momentum transferred between photons
Facebook will pay up to $20,000 while Apple will provide perk from January in effort to attract more women
NHS to sequence DNA of 40,000 patients over next four years
While you didn’t see it, feel it, or even read about it in the newspapers, Earth was almost knocked back …
Record seven-qubit quantum register built
Phosphorus allotrope is the new 2D material of choice
Has Stephen Hawking’s prediction been realized, three decades on?