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Elon Musk warns of our ‘biggest existential threat’

Elon Musk just got biblical on the topic of artificial intelligence. In fact, he called it “our biggest existential threat”. This from a man working hard to make it possible for you to take a snooze behind the wheel during your morning commute. “With artificial intelligence, we are summoning the demon,” the Tesla TSLA, +0.14% […]


IBM Unveils a ‘Brain-Like’ Chip With 4,000 Processor Cores

The human brain is the world’s most sophisticated computer, capable of learning new things on the fly, using very little data. It can recognize objects, understand speech, respond to change. Since the early days of digital technology, scientists have worked to build computers that were more like the three-pound organ inside your head. Most efforts […]


How D-Wave Built Quantum Computing Hardware for the Next Generation

One second is here and gone before most of us can think about it. But a delay of one second can seem like an eternity in a quantum computer capable of running calculations in millionths of a second. That’s why engineers at D-Wave Systems worked hard to eliminate the one-second computing delay that existed in […]