Recently discovered ‘salty lakes’ on Mars could be teeming with alien life

The team of researchers who discovered a single lake beneath the surface of Mars back in 2018 just published a

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GPT-3’s bigotry is exactly why devs shouldn’t use the internet to train AI

“Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they

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Coronavirus in Context is a weekly newsletter where we bring you facts that matter about the COVID-19 pandemic and the technology trying

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AI devs created a lean, mean, GPT-3-beating machine that uses 99.9% fewer parameters

AI researchers from the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich have developed a bite-sized text generator capable of besting OpenAI‘s

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IBM announces the 2020 Call for Code regional finalists

It’s that time of year again! The David Clark Cause and its partner IBM have officially announced the regional finalists

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This COVID-19 newsletter was written by a human

Coronavirus in Context is a weekly newsletter where we bring you facts that matter about the COVID-19 pandemic and the technology trying

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Watch: This AI mashup of movie characters singing ‘All Star’ is the best DeepFake ever

Unpopular opinion: All Star, by Smash Mouth, is the greatest rock song ever created. Okay, that’s a lie. But it does

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Mighty Buildings’ 3D-printed homes might be a great solution to the housing crisis

Houses in California that would sell for $350K anywhere else in the country regularly start at $1M. And if you’re

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Google says it’s going to sell ethics advice to AI companies

Google‘s working on a service that would provide ethics consulting for companies building AI solutions. According to a report from

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5 esoteric science papers to take your mind off the global hellscape

Experiencing 2020 from the POV of a rational-minded person is exhausting and scary. It sometimes feels as though we’ve ended

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IBM, the Linux Foundation, and Grillo unveil global earthquake early-warning system

Only a handful of countries (Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, and China) have nation-wide earthquake early-warning systems. Isn’t that weird? Many other

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This app uses AI to make your selfies look fabulously ridiculous

Artificial intelligence has emerged in the past decade as a bedrock technology. We use it for important endeavors such as

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Scientists modified a strain of cannabis to kill cancer cells

It’s well-documented that chemical compounds found in cannabis, especially cannabidiol (CBD), are effective at treating the symptoms of many forms

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A beginner’s guide to the AI apocalypse: Humanity joins the hivemind

Welcome to the latest article in TNW’s guide to the AI apocalypse. In this series we’ll examine some of the most

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Here’s why AI didn’t save us from COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic began we were all so full of hope. We assumed our technology would save us from

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Elon Musk claims his brain chip can stimulate your pleasure center

Neuralink‘s mission has never quite been clear. We know it’s working on a chip designed to be surgically inserted into

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GitHub buried a data archive at the north pole in case post-apocalyptic society needs help

Dear people of the future: we’re sorry for whatever horrible thing we did that caused the apocalypse (was it nukes?

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