Discover social science on a massive scale, powered by machine learning. Studying how people interact in communities is complex and difficult. Scale up to a community the size of the US political system, and the detail is overwhelming. Using computers that learn for themselves, Hanna Wallach is unpicking the patterns of massive social structures, crunching […]
Artificial Intelligence expert Professor Shanahan talks about the 2015 sci-fi film he helped inform, and discusses the future of AI.
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Anne Petzold finds that robots might help long space flights just by being good company
Tim Ellis examines how neuroimaging could lead to engineering an artificial human brain through advancing our understanding of consciousness
Rory Galloway reads his short story, “The Turing Test”
Is the world you are experiencing a mere forecast created by your brain? Research in neuroscience has suggested that you don’t see the colour of the sky but you anticipate its blueness and use your sense of vision to adjust this prediction. This radical idea explains how your brain can be one step ahead of reality, but also susceptible to placebos and illusions.