Oversimplified competitions encourage computer programs that are snarky rather than intelligent--but it doesn't have to be that way.
In his book The Most Human Human, Brian Christian looks at the artificial intelligences we've built, and what they say about us
Its creations earn patents, outperform humans, and will soon fly to space. All it needs now is a few worthy challenges
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.
The creator of the Turing test was adept at all kinds of science.
The country only recently pardoned him for criminal charges of homosexuality, for which he was chemically castrated.
Google's CAPTCHA—a system to prevent spam bots from registering fake accounts—was recently compromised
How we'll figure out whether machines can mimic the scents of reality
Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.
Intelligent soccer robots attack Harvard
Exotic science explained for the everyman
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
You might think you support equality, but your subconscious has other ideas
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.