The time for stressing about superintelligent AI will come soon.
A popup British art exhibit explores the idea that reality is a computer simulation.
Elon Musk says he firmly believes reality is a simulation created by a superintelligence.
If we want machines to truly think—a behavior that involves perspective and intuition and empathy—we need to help them hallucinate.
An interview with French philosopher Pierre Lévy on why Elon Musk is wrong about AI.
Will robots kill us all one day? A debate on Reddit.
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.
The AI doomsayer and philosopher sees risk in the most benign machine learning tasks.
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.