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Life without autonomous weapons

July 29, 2015

An autonomous Fire Scout helicopter. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

In an open letter organized by the Future of Life Institute, more than 1700 AI/robotics researchers call for a ban on offensive autonomous weapons beyond meaningful human control.

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Fornuft og følelser

March 2, 2015

Illustrasjon: Alejandro Zorrilal Cruz (PD)

Robotene kommer! Og sammen med robotene kommer frykten. Robotfobien. AI-angsten. Frykten for at maskinene skal ta jobben din. Kjæresten din. Livet ditt.

Stephen Hawking har sagt at full kunstig intelligens (AI¹) kan bety slutten for menneskeheten. Elon Musk har kalt kunstig intelligens den største eksistensielle trusselen mot menneskeheten. Har de rett? Er kunstig intelligens virkelig farligere enn både atomvåpen, antibiotikaresistens og klimaendringer? Eller er AI-angsten overdrevet?

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Great news: Net neutrality wins!

February 27, 2015
Internet Open

Photo: Blaise Alleyne (CC-BY-2.0)

According to net neutrality campaign website, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given in to massive pressure from the public.

The commission voted to preserve net neutrality with rules that prohibit Internet service providers (ISPs)  from discriminating online by slowing down access to sites and services we all know and love.

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Defend net neutrality!

February 2, 2015


This blog in 2014

January 29, 2015

fireworksThe stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

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