AI learns to write its own code by stealing from other programs

Created by researchers at Microsoft and the University of Cambridge, the system, called DeepCoder, solved basic challenges of the kind set by programming competitions. This kind of approach could make it much easier for people to build simple programs without knowing

Future Robots May Be Considered “Electronic Persons”

“If a machine can think, decide and act on its own volition, if it can be harmed or held responsible for its actions, should we stop treating it like property and start treating it more like a person with rights?” –

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk endorse 23 principles to ensure humanity benefits from AI

Machines are getting more intelligent every year and researchers believe they could possess human levels of intelligence in the coming decades. Once they reach this point they could then start to improve themselves and create other, even more powerful AIs, known as

AI Program Beats Humans In Poker Game

Libratus, an artificial intelligence program developed at Carnegie Mellon University, was trained to play a variant of the game known as no-limit heads-up Texas hold 'em, the BBC reports. In a similar tournament in 2015, the humans won. The victory has been hailed

Google developing project to test AI artistic ability

The project, called Magenta, was unveiled this weekend at Moogest in Durham, North Carolina, the Verge reports. During a presentation at Moogfest, Google Brain researcher Douglas Eck said the goal of the new group is to determine if AI is capable of