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When it comes to AI, it's incumbent upon us to understand its monumental impact, widespread benefits, and serious challenges.

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg looks at several of the guises in which utopian thinking is likely to appear during the century ahead.

The building blocks to both enhance and/or diminish humanity are there – it’s a question of how we as a society manage this exponential world.

Will machines eventually outsmart us at all tasks, replacing humans on the job market and perhaps altogether?

As with everything in life, our path forward requires balance: enabling the good, while mitigating the risk of unintended consequences.

Science and technology are converging in a way that makes even the most ridiculous sounding scenario viable - and at great speed.

Rapid advancement in science and technology promise to disrupt the digital systems of our day, creating entirely new sources of value.

In the context of human history, we could very well be entering the third tipping point: from an industrial to an automated society.

Why do Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and Bill Gates fear AI and express concern that it may be a threat to humanity’s survival?

AI takes the knowledge explosion to its pinnacle. Combined with machines and biotechnology, it will alter what it means to be human.