Stephen Hawking warned that AI could mean the ‘end of the human race’ in the years before his death

Stephen Hawking hosts a press conference to announce Breakthrough Starshot, a new space exploration initiative, at One World Observatory on April 12, 2016 in New York City.

Long before Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak signed a letter warning that artificial intelligence poses “profound risks” to humanity, British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking had sounded the bell. alarm about the rapid evolution of technology. “The development of full artificial intelligence could mean the end of the human race,” Hawking told the BBC … Read more

Flashback: Stephen Hawking warned that AI could mean the ‘end of the human race’ in the years before his death

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Concha predicts an ‘arms race’ to weaponize AI Fox News contributor Joe Concha joins “Fox & Friends First” to discuss Elon Musk’s warning that artificial intelligence could threaten the election and his concerns about the declining birth rate. Concha also discusses AOC’s response to crime in New York. Long before Elon Musk and Apple co-founder … Read more

The mammalian tree of life redefined: the genomic time machine traces 100 million years of evolution

New research redefines the mammalian tree of life

Researchers at Texas A&M University have used the largest mammalian genomics dataset to track the evolutionary history of mammals, concluding that mammalian diversification began before and accelerated after the extinction of the dinosaurs. This study, part of the Zoonomia project, could have a significant impact on human medicine and biodiversity conservation by helping to identify … Read more

The Voyager 2 scientific mission extended by 3 years

Voyager 2: Spacecraft with a large white satellite dish and long thin antennae.

Artist’s concept of a spaceship Traveling in the dark of space. The Voyagers are identical. NASA has devised a way for Voyager 2 to continue operating despite a dwindling power supply. This new plan will allow Voyager 2 to continue its scientific operations for another 3 years instead of stopping this year. Image via NASA/JPL-Caltech. … Read more