We’re Not Ready For Superintelligence
The time for stressing about superintelligent AI will come soon.
Inside a British Urban Outfitters, a Hypothesis for the Nature of Reality
A popup British art exhibit explores the idea that reality is a computer simulation.
Elon Musk Says There’s a ‘One in Billions’ Chance Reality Is Not a Simulation
Elon Musk says he firmly believes reality is a simulation created by a superintelligence.
The Electric Turing Acid Test
If we want machines to truly think—a behavior that involves perspective and intuition and empathy—we need to help them hallucinate.
How the Internet's Collective Human Intelligence Could Outsmart AI
An interview with French philosopher Pierre Lévy on why Elon Musk is wrong about AI.
Even AI Scientists Can't Agree on AI Risks
Will robots kill us all one day? A debate on Reddit.
Is the Universe a Giant Computer Simulation? Here's the Evidence
Radio Motherboard talks to the philosopher who invented the "simulation hypothesis" and the Department of Energy researcher who is trying to prove we live in a hologram.
Welcome to Nick Bostrom's Paper-Clip Factory Dystopia
The AI doomsayer and philosopher sees risk in the most benign machine learning tasks.
We Need to Stop Killer Robots from Taking Over the World
Oxford professor Nick Bostrom’s job is to imagine nightmare scenarios for humanity, including plagues, asteroid strikes, and superbugs. He spends a surprising amount of time worrying that HAL 9000-style deranged computers will wipe us all out.