Artificial Intelligence Poses Extinction Risk To Humanity Says Oxford University’s Stuart Armstrong

Artificial intelligence poses an “extinction risk” to human civilisation, an Oxford University professor has said. Almost everything about the development of genuine AI is uncertain, Stuart Armstrong at the Future of Humanity Institute said in an interview with The Next Web. That includes when we might develop it, how such a thing could come aboutContinue reading “Artificial Intelligence Poses Extinction Risk To Humanity Says Oxford University’s Stuart Armstrong”

Mild electric current to the brain can improve math skills

In a lab in Oxford University’s experimental psychology department, researcher Roi Cohen Kadosh is testing an intriguing treatment: He is sending low-dose electric current through the brains of adults and children as young as 8 to make them better at math. A relatively new brain-stimulation technique called transcranial electrical stimulation may help people learn andContinue reading “Mild electric current to the brain can improve math skills”

New research suggests that other universes may be pulling ours

Is our universe merely one of billions? Evidence of the existence of ‘multiverse’ revealed for the first time by a cosmic map of background radiation data gathered by Planck telescope. The first ‘hard evidence’ that other universes exist has been claimed to have been found by cosmologists studying new Planck data released this past June.Continue reading “New research suggests that other universes may be pulling ours”