Blessed and burdened with a tremendous learning capacity, Ultron masters 3,000 years of human history in a flash. But computers that learn are not only on the big screen, say experts.
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.
The Turing test, a foundational method of AI evaluation, shapes the plot of the sci-fi/psychological thriller "Ex Machina." But real-life systems can already pass the test.
Artificial intelligence like the kind seen in the movies is getting real, as researchers work on robots with feelings like Chappie.
The new film "Chappie" features an artificially intelligent robot that becomes sentient and must learn to navigate the competing forces of kindness and corruption in a human world.
In the future, you might be able to talk to computers and robots the same way you talk to your friends.
Computers have already beaten humans at chess and "Jeopardy!," and now they can add one more feather to their caps: the ability to best humans in several classic arcade games.
She's your personal assistant, your photographer, your butler and your home security guard — and she's a robot.
A new interactive exhibit in New York City teaches kids and adults alike about the mathematical order of the natural world in an unconventional way: with dozens of swarming robots.
It's a Saturday morning in June at the Royal Society in London. Computer scientists, public figures and reporters have gathered to witness or take part in a decades-old challenge.
The idea of inanimate objects coming to life as intelligent beings has been around for a long time. The ancient Greeks had myths about robots, and Chinese and Egyptian engineers built automatons.
The eminent British physicist Stephen Hawking warns that the development of intelligent machines could pose a major threat to humanity.
A new computer program can recognize people's emotions based on how they type, paving the way for computers that could one day be smarter than humans — a concept called "the singularity."