AI: Not in Our Own Image

It’s almost an article of faith that artificial intelligence researchers will develop artificial general intelligence (AGI) with human-like reasoning and a broad range of abilities someday. 

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Science Fiction Storytelling

Science fiction storytelling has a long history of inspiring real-life science and technology – driving research and development to take these imagined technologies to reality. Today, there’s a growing body of stories and storytellers that are inspired by actual cutting-edge hard science.

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Technology and Tyranny

The relationship between liberal democracy and technology is far more complex than portrayed in that article.  Technology created the middle class and led to many of the freedoms and participative economy we enjoy today.

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Quantum Uncertainty

 Quantum computers use exploit superposition and other quantum effects, including entanglement, to rapidly solve problems intractable using classical computers.

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Ag Robots Should Not Look Like Tractors

Farming is in trouble throughout most of the industrialized world. Farmers are having fewer children, and those children aren’t willing to take over family operations. Agricultural robots and automation could make new things feasible, such as raising new types of crops in new ways.

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