Simply by keeping their "thoughts" to themselves, robots can fool humans into believing the machines are intelligent beings.
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.
Artificial intelligence comes of age; pathologists can combine it with their own skills for nearly 100 percent accuracy in finding cancer cells in a biopsy.
Movies offer several examples of computers with human-like qualities, but the definition of artificial intelligence is complicated.
Machines that can target and kill people without human intervention or accountability pose a moral threat to the world.
Artificial intelligence may one day embrace the meaning of the expression "A picture is worth a thousand words," as scientists are now teaching programs to describe images as humans would.
A computer algorithm has analyzed all of Rembrandt's work and re-created the "next" version of the Dutch master's paintings.
DARPA recently christened its first unmanned submarine, which is designed to find and eliminate the enemy's ultraquiet diesel submarines.
Researchers trying to divine the bizarre nature of quantum particle behavior are getting some help from software that designs counterintuitive experiments.
An artificial intelligence system developed by Google has trounced a world champion Go player in the first of five planned matches.
While scientists used to think consciousness was simply the firing of neurons, more and more experts are questioning that assumption, which could have implications for artificial intelligence.
DARPA is designing battle managers who can help humans make wartime decisions, as well as other futuristic technologies.
An artificial intelligence system has used "deep learning" to defeat a professional Go player, solving one of the landmark challenges in AI.
In a recent lecture, Stephen Hawking once again warned that humanity could wipe itself out if it's not careful.
The world's most dire problems, such as climate change and global conflicts, could be solved using a combination of human and computer intelligence, researchers say.
A new computer simulation has reconstructed the brain cell firing of a tiny sliver of the juvenile rat brain's neocortex.