Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Stuart Russell is a professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley as well as co-author of the most popular textbook in the field – Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.
US and UK manufacturers have been told future robot minds are capable of mass murder. The warning comes after a Campaign to Stop Killer Robots report said autonomous machines used for warfare are poised for mass production. But computer engineer Subhash Kak said machines this advanced in future could be radicalised like the human mind.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will explore the sun’s atmosphere in a mission that launched early Sunday. This is NASA’s first mission to the sun and its outermost atmosphere, called the corona.
“In our striving for efficiency, have we lost empathy for the traveler?” These words, from Volvo’s launch video for its new 360c fully autonomous concept car, hit home with me. I fly a lot, so I’m fully familiar with efficient but unsympathetic forms of travel, and Volvo’s idea is to help people like me through the design of its future cars.