risk mitigation

Google’s DeepMind Launches Ethics Group To Steer AI

Google’s DeepMind Launches Ethics Group To Steer AI

The company responsible for AlphaGo — the first AI program to defeat a grandmaster at Go — has launched an ethics group to oversee the responsible development of artificial intelligence. It’s a smooth PR move given recent concerns about super-smart technology, but Google, who owns DeepMind, will need to support…

Watch A Simulated Asteroid Hit The Atmosphere At 72,420 Kilometres Per Hour

Watch A Simulated Asteroid Hit The Atmosphere At 72,420 Kilometres Per Hour

Four years ago, an asteroid the size of a city bus screamed across the skies of Chelyabinsk, Russia, shattering glass around a 100km perimeter and sending 1200 people to hospitals with related injuries. In an effort to learn more about these rare but dangerous encounters with objects from space, NASA…