Stephen Hawking warns computers could control humans within a century. Comments were made today at the Zeitgeist 2015 conference in LondonHumans should be worried if AI can be controlled at all, said physicistEarlier this year, Hawking signed an open letter with Elon Musk arguing AI development should not go on without restrictions By Ellie Zolfagharifard For Dailymail.com Published: 17:22 GMT, 12 May 2015 | Updated: 18:33 GMT, 12 May 2015 We may be facing a robot uprising with artificial intelligence capable of outsmarting humans in the next century.
This is according to Professor Stephen Hawking who claims that rather than being concerned about who controls AI, we should be worried if AI can be controlled at all. His comments were made today at the Zeitgeist 2015 conference in London, and follows a previous warning that artificial intelligence could spell the end for humanity. Scroll down for video. Social media – is it really progress? The selfie - Video about the negative sides of social media (& Space and Exchanges) User Stats Profile Images User Bio Insta-tweet : instagram.com/_matthew_frost_/ iconoclast.tv News matthew-frost.blogspot.com/ External Links matthew-frost.com Related RSS Feeds Featured Videos.
Look Up - Video about the negative sides of social media - The selfie - Space & Exchange,Progress. Our Story In 2 Minutes - The history of the world in two minutes - A short video that perfectly illustrates the idea of progress ! (no language just pictures) LearnEnglishTeensNotion: idea of progress – what does this mean for our future? What can we learn from this mission?)
Is your smartphone ruining your sleep? - BBC News. Dear Future Generations: Sorry. Can We Auto-Correct Humanity? 'Crab' car drives sideways and parks in tiny spaces. But now a team of German engineers have come up with an ingenious solution -- a "flexible" electric vehicle capable of shrinking, driving sideways (think like a crab) and turning on a dime.
The EO Smart Connecting Car 2 is an innovative design from DFKI Robotics Innovation Center, based in Bremen, Germany, where a team of software developers and designers, as well as electronics and construction engineers, have been refining the smart micro car project for the last three years. First announced in 2012, the team have moved onto their second iteration of the vehicle. It drives like a traditional car but because each wheel is powered by its own motor, it also has the capability of driving sideways, allowing it to slide into tight spaces in urban areas where parking is limited, explains Timo Birnschein, project manager for the vehicle. He adds: "The whole process -- the transition between normal driving and driving sideways -- takes about four seconds.
" Shrink and drive EO2 smart car. Exclusive: Meet the World’s First Baby Born With an Assist from Stem Cells. Doctors in Canada have begun a new chapter in medical history, delivering the first in a wave of babies expected to be born this summer through a technique that some experts think can dramatically improve the success rate of in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Now 22 days old, Zain Rajani was born through a new method that relies on the discovery that women have, in their own ovaries, a possible solution to infertility caused by poor egg quality. Pristine stem cells of healthy, yet-to-be developed eggs that can help make a woman’s older eggs act young again. Unlike other kinds of stem cells, which have the ability to develop into any kind of cell in the body, including cancerous ones, these precursor cells can only form eggs. In May 2014, Zain’s mother, Natasha Rajani, now 34, had a small sliver of her ovarian tissue removed in a quick laproscopic procedure at First Steps Fertility in Toronto, Canada, where she lives. “We could be on the cusp of something incredibly important,” says Dr. Facebook. The 1926 painting that foresaw how London would look today. In 1926, London Underground published a poster painted by Montague B Black, a publicity artist who also created images for Liverpool’s White Star Line, which imagines London in 2026.
A golden sky enfolds a cityscape of skyscrapers over which various types of flying machine hover. We’ve more than a decade to go to fulfil its prophecies (still time for the dirigible to make a comeback), but Black’s vision of London in 2026 looks remarkably similar to a view across the City in 2015. His skyscrapers, inspired by the innovative American cities of his own day, look remarkably like the Walkie Talkie and other contemporary metropolitan monoliths. Indeed, he did not picture anything quite as dramatic as the Shard. Maybe that’s because the Shard has an apocalyptic quality more reminiscent of science fiction dystopias than utopias.
The vast majority of artistic visions of London’s future are darkly pessimistic. 'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say. Image copyright SPL Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.
Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice. He said huge advances in the past two years meant "designer babies" were no longer HG Wells territory. Other leading scientists and bioethicists argue it is time for a serious public debate on the issue. L'idée de progrès - Proposition de definition. Idée et progrès - Révisions Bac Anglais. Fiche idee progres.