Depends how you define consciousness.
Human-like machines are coming … slowly, with assistants like Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri the most basic artificial intelligence to emerge. But what about those intelligent robots some fear will take over the world? Don't worry! Live Science has all the latest news and features on discoveries and achievements in the world of A.I.
Elon Musk has once again sounded the alarm about killer robots, this time in response to a video of a humanoid robot doing a backflip.
Atlas, a new disaster robot can execute amazing human-like acrobatic feats such as backflips and in-air pirouettes.
In just minutes, an artificially intelligent machine cracked those jumbled text sequences called captchas that are used to distinguish human web users from spam-spreading robots. So much for that.
A neural network that was raised on a diet of horror tales is penning original scary stories, and finding collaborators on Twitter.
As technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, specialized and perhaps even autonomous, what does that mean for the humans who design and depend on it?
The Blade Runner replicants are nearly indistinguishable from humans in every way except for their emotions. Here's what we'd need to build such a human-like robot in real-life.
A new artificial intelligence system can turn simple sketches into paintings reminiscent of works by great artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, researchers say.
To help AI learn what actions are appropriate for an object, a team of computer scientists had it read all of Wikipedia.
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO believes the only way to keep pace with artificial intelligence is to upgrade human intelligence.
Elon Musk recently tweeted that North Korea doesn't pose as much of a threat to humanity as the rise of artificial intelligence.
Whether you like posting black-and-white photos or prefer adding filters that make colors pop, your Instagram account may provide clues about your mental health, a new study finds.
Elon Musk has urged a gathering of governors to regulate artificial intelligence now, before potentially dangerous outcomes start occurring.
A scientist who spends his days developing artificial intelligence systems, reveals what about AI keeps him up at night.
By replicating the function of the human brain's 100 trillion synapses, scientists hope to boost the versatility of artificial neural networks.
A programmer used artificial intelligence to create images of dinosaurs that were constructed entirely out of flowers.
By teaching robots social norms, researchers think the machines could more seamlessly interact with humans.