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.
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.
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."
Assuming that scientific and technological progress continues, human-level machine intelligence is very likely to be developed. And shortly thereafter, superintelligence.
Watch out, Sherlock, there's a new Dr. Watson in town. IBM's Watson, the computer that famously won the quiz show 'Jeopardy!', is now helping researchers make scientific discoveries.
Decades of research and speculative fiction have led to today's computerized assistants such as Apple's Siri.
Even though they won’t be controlled by humanoid robots, the software that will run driverless cars raises many ethical challenges.