Machine learning & AI

Human extinction threat 'overblown' says AI sage Marcus

Ever since the poem churning ChatGPT burst on the scene six months ago, expert Gary Marcus has voiced caution against artificial intelligence's ultra-fast development and adoption.

Machine learning & AI

AI poses 'extinction' risk, say experts

Global leaders should be working to reduce "the risk of extinction" from artificial intelligence technology, a group of industry chiefs and experts warned on Tuesday.

Engineering

Securing carbon fiber from waste coal

At the University of Kentucky's Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER), scientists' innovative research to turn Kentucky waste coal into high-value carbon products has been published in the journal Carbon.

Business

Microsoft to invest $1 bln in Poland cloud

Microsoft on Tuesday announced it would invest one billion dollars in Poland to expand its operations, including the creation of a new regional cloud-computing data hub.

Energy & Green Tech

Renewable hydrogen economy outlook in Africa

Global leaders at COP27 are discussing how best to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and maintain global warming below 2°C to avoid catastrophic climate change.

Machine learning & AI

Biden to unveil 'sweeping' action to reduce AI risks

US President Joe Biden will unveil "sweeping" action on Monday aimed at regulating the use of artificial intelligence, the White House said, in an effort to reduce risks associated with the emerging technology.