Elon Musk Leads Charge Urging UN To Ban Autonomous Killer Robots Before It's Too Late

Elon Musk Leads Charge Urging UN To Ban Autonomous Killer Robots Before It's Too Late

Scientists and AI (artificial intelligence) experts have signed an open letter urging the United Nations to ban autonomous killer robots. Robotics industry leaders, including Elon Musk and Google’s Mustafa Suleyman, co-creator of DeepMind, warned that the UN doesn’t have long to act before it’s too late. The 116 industry leaders from all over the world said that…

Against All Odds, AI Is Owning Humans At A Poker Tournament

Against All Odds, AI Is Owning Humans At A Poker Tournament

Flesh-and-bone poker players in the US are currently in the midst of a tournament of Heads-Up, No-Limit Texas Hold’em against a game-playing artificial intelligence (AI). Much to the surprise of the humans, however, the assumed underdog AI system is winning.  The poker-playing computer is known as Libratus and was developed in the computer science lab at…