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For the First Time, a Robot Passed a Medical Licensing Exam

2017-11-20 futurism.com 4,016 ai automation BigData Healthcare Robots

Chinese AI-powered robot Xiaoyi took the country's medical licensing examinations and passed, according to local reports.
Autonomous Robot Bees Are Being Patented by...Walmart?

2018-03-17 futurism.com 3,050 AI

While bee populations dwindle at an alarming rate, Walmart made a surprising move in filing a patent for robot bees to act as agricultural pollinators.
Google's Artificial Intelligence Built an AI That Outperforms Any Made by Humans

2017-12-01 futurism.com 2,321 AI ArtificialIntelligence Future AutoML ReinforcementLearning Automation

Google's AutoML, an AI that can build AI, has now developed a computer vision system that vastly outperforms state-of-the-art-models.
Advancements in AI Are Rewriting Our Entire Economy

2017-12-07 futurism.com 2,300 AI Automation ArtificialIntelligence Deeplearning BigData

The world of work — and, as a result, the economy — is set to undergo some major changes thanks to advancements in automation and AI.
A powerful tech organization is working to protect us from AI

2017-11-20 futurism.com 2,178

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has outlined AI ethics standards that will allow the industry to grow, yet address ethical concerns.
Watch a Tesla Model X Pull a Semi Truck Through Snow

2018-01-06 futurism.com 2,087

The Model X may be one of the safest SUVs around, but a recent video posted to Facebook shows they're pretty strong too.
California May Reach Its Renewable Energy Goal 10 Years Early

2017-11-17 futurism.com 2,086

A recent annual report from the California Public Utilities Commission reveals California should meet its goal by 2020 — 10 years ahead of schedule.
An Inside Look at the First Nation With a Minister for Artificial Intelligence

2017-12-11 futurism.com 1,784

The UAE became the first nation on Earth to create a government position for the development of AI. Meet the new Minister for Artificial Intelligence.
We Have No Idea What We Mean When We Talk About Artificial Consciousness

2018-06-25 futurism.com 1,767 artificialintelligence DeepLearning IoT futureofwork

Conscious, sentient robots are a lofty goal for artificial intelligence engineers. But right now, we can't even agree on what that would look like.
The Future of Art: See a Stunning Human/Robot Dance Duet

2017-11-19 futurism.com 1,704

Man, machine, and music harmonize beautifully in the captivating performance.
VR, AR, And MR: What's The Difference? [INFOGRAPHIC]

2017-11-30 futurism.com 1,692

2016 has been a huge year for virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality. But what's the difference between them, and why does it matter?
The World Health Organization Identifies Gaming Disorder as a Mental Health Condition

2018-01-04 futurism.com 1,608

"Gaming disorder" will be listed as a mental health condition in the WHO's next ICD. It's a contentious classification that's sparked debate.
Types of AI: From Reactive to Self-Aware [INFOGRAPHIC]

2017-10-22 futurism.com 1,551 AI MachineLearning BigData ArtificialIntelligence INFOGRAPHIC DataScience

Computing advances have fueled the evolution of AI. Here's a look at the 4 types of artificial intelligence.
Your Future Doctor May Not be Human. This Is the Rise of AI in Medicine.

2018-01-31 futurism.com 1,359 AI healthcare MEDTECH artificialIntelligence

AI is integrating into medicine, from the exam room to the operating room. But instead of taking over, AI will give doctors more time to work with patients.
A New "Star Trek-Like Tractor Beam" Moves Objects With Light

2017-11-30 futurism.com 1,355

An approach called optoelectronic tweezers might allow scientists to manipulate small objects using light, similar to the "tractor beam" of Star Trek.
Bill Gates: Benefits of Robots, Healthcare AI Will Outweigh Pitfalls

2017-11-16 futurism.com 1,222 fintech

At a recent panel, Bill Gates emphasized that advances in robotic manufacturing and healthcare AI would do more good for humanity than potential harm.
Stop Using Discriminatory AI, Human Rights Groups Say

2018-05-16 futurism.com 1,151 DataScience

The declaration argues that AI algorithms must be designed to prevent discrimination and remedy the systemic racism that is often programmed into them.
Ai Smartphones Will Soon Be Standard, Thanks to Machine Learning Chip

2018-02-14 futurism.com 1,052 AI MachineLearning ArtificialIntelligence chip TechNews

ARM made the chip in nearly every smartphone. Now, they're working on a chip that brings machine learning to your mobile, making AI smartphones ubiquitous.
IBM's New AI Can Predict Psychosis in Your Speech

2018-02-05 futurism.com 997 mentalhealth ArtificialIntelligence MachineLearning medtech

IBM researchers have developed a psychosis-predicting AI that can analyze a person's speech for patterns indicative of future mental health issues.