Beware of AI’s Dark Side, Warns Google Cofounder Sergey Brin – AI Trends

Artificial Intelligence is a recurring theme in recent remarks by top executives at Alphabet. The company’s latest Founders’ Letter, penned by Sergey Brin, is no exception—but he also finds time to namecheck possible downsides around safety, jobs, and fairness. The company has issued a Founders’ Letter—usually penned…

Biosecurity: Do synthetic biologists need a licence to operate? | PLOS Blogs Network

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 A recent article in New York Times about DIY biology and biohacking sparked a vigorous discussion about biosecurity and regulation of synthetic biology. The article starts with the rather sensationalist title, As D.I.Y. Gene VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Biosecurity: Do synthetic biologists need a…

Fighting Through the Hype to Define How AI Can Help Cybersecurity – AI Trends

Walking the enormous exhibition halls at the recent RSA security conference in San Francisco, you could have easily gotten the impression that digital defense was a solved problem. Amidst branded t-shirts and water bottles, each booth hawked software and hardware that promised impenetrable defenses and peace…

One Small Step for Preprints, One Giant Step Forward for Open Scientific Communications | PLOS Blogs Network

Thanks to our recent partnership with bioRxiv, PLOS authors will have the choice of posting their submitted manuscript on the bioRxiv preprint server on May 1st. Preprints enable authors to accelerate the dissemination of their VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE One Small Step for Preprints, One…

Five Kinds of STEM-themed Nonfiction Books for Kids | PLOS Blogs Network

0000-0003-1823-8642 By Melissa Stewart It’s a great time for children’s nonfiction! In recent years, these books have undergone exciting and dramatic changes, evolving into five distinct categories. Who can benefit from understanding the characteristics of VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Five Kinds of STEM-themed Nonfiction Books…

Big Potential In Artificial Intelligence (BOTZ)

… recent years, the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) has rarely been far … analyze it. Potential Impacts of Artificial Intelligence Share Play Video But the … . The Global X Robotics & Artificial Intelligence ETF (BOTZ) was unchanged in … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

Sir Roger Penrose – From Cosmology to Consciousness – Conformal Cyclic Cosmology

Sir Roger Penrose explains the impact of his time at Cambridge in the 1950s and the recent developments in Roger Penrose’s thought. The interview brings out his highly unconventional choice of subjects for deep study, which completely ignored the boundary between ‘pure’ and ‘applied’ mathematics….

‘Commitment to Artificial Intelligence Will Boost Revenue, Employment by 2022’

Emma Okonji A recent report conducted by Accenture, a global professional services company, has exposed the business risks that organisations will likely face, should their chief executives fail to adopt the Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven growth and also fail to help employees work with intelligent…