A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Ocasio-Cortez: People Should Be ‘Excited About Automation’

Appearing at the SXSW conference Saturday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said people should be excited by the prospect of robots taking their jobs because it will afford them more time to pursue their creative passions.

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-New York) waves to the crowd as she steps onto the stage at the Women’s Unity Rally organized by Women’s March NYC in Lower Manhattan, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

IBM’s AI Loses Debate to Human But Shows Promise

IBM’s new A.I. took to the stage recently to battle with a champion debater — the artificial intelligence lost the debate but showed just how far A.I. has come in recent years.

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Art-Ificial Intelligence: Painting Created by AI Sold for $432,000

A painting portraying a man created completely by artificial intelligence sold for $432,000 at auction this week. The painting, titled Portrait of Edmond Belamy, was auctioned at Christie’s auction house, and was estimated to sell for between $7,000 and $10,000 — but

A portrait of a man painted by an A.I. artist

Julian Assange Predicts ‘AI Model’ will Replace Capitalism

In Julian Assange’s final interview before Ecuadorian officials shut off his internet access, the WikiLeaks founder told the World Ethical Data Forum in Barcelona, Spain, that artificial intelligence will replace capitalism, not only by transforming current industries but creating “whole new sectors.”

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