Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic at a web summit in Portugal, with scientists warning of the risks of creating powerful autonomous machines that are smarter than we are. Emily Wither reports. Continue reading
TOKYO, JAPAN (OCTOBER 31, 2017) (TV TOKYO) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday (October 31) laughed off the notion that researchers can use artificial intelligence to analyse his facial expressions and predict changes in monetary policy.
Seattle-based SilverLogic Labs have developed what they call a ‘passive polygraph’, basically a hi-tech version of the lie detector test. Francis Maguire has more. Continue reading
This year’s Nobel Prize winners in the field of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and economics receive their awards at a royal ceremony in Stockholm. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency takes part in a live in-flight event aboard the International Space Station, spinning a globe and describing the orbital craft’s journey over Earth.
The 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry goes to a trio of European scientists for developing groundbreaking ‘molecular machines’ that the selection committee says are as exciting as the electric motor was in the 1830s. Mana Rabiee reports.