One of DeepMind´s investors obviously joked that they should have killed AI guru Demis Hassabis while they had the chance – and Hassabi´s partner in DeepMind, Shane Legg, stated “I think human extinction will probably occur, and technology will likely play a part in this.”
Also, Stephen Hawking told the BBC, “I think the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.”
A lot of warning signs – and an excellent long read in Vanity Fair – absolutely worth your time.
Full article: Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse | Vanity Fair
The number known as pi contains lots of interesting sequences of numbers – for example, at position 768 in the pi digits, there are six 9s in succession.
If you want to find your personal significant numbers in pi – you can do it on this website:
Link: Find Your Pi Day
Boston Dynamics officially presented its newest robot – Handle.
Just to prepare you for the upcoming Oscar – Weekend….. ;-).
Kate Wagner´s blog is all about the bad taste of people and their ugly big houses… Great comments included.
Link: McMansion Hell
Directed by the Coen-brothers, this is most probably the best Superbowl Ad to be shown this year – starring Peter Fonda.