Elon Musk donates $10 million toward research of AI safety


Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has donated $10 million for research of artificial intelligence safety.  Musk has said that AI is “potentially more dangerous than nukes” and that something similar to what happens in the movie The Terminator is plausible.   Continue reading… “Elon Musk donates $10 million toward research of AI safety”


Scientists Devise Algorithm To Detect Sarcasm

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Sarcasm – Who the hell needs it anyway?

A computer algorithm capable of identifying sarcasm in written text has been developed by Israeli researchers. The novel formula could pave the way for more sophisticated communication between humans and computers – the Holy Grail of artificial intelligence.

Devised by computer scientists at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the algorithm has been programmed to recognise sarcasm in lengthy texts by analysing patterns of phrases and punctuation often used to indicate irony.

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