Artificial intelligence

New Form of Internet Scam Fools Humans

SteveEastman BREAKING NEWS, ECONOMY, FEATURED ARTICLES, NEWS VIDEO, OP-ED, PODCASTS, POLITICAL, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, U.S. NEWS, WORLD NEWS 0 Comments

by Steve Eastman, Wait Til You Hear This The ancient Romans had an expression warning of the dangers of deceptive marketing ─ caveat emptor ─ let the buyer beware. But now thanks to a new kind of fraud, we’ll have to tweak that expression for the Internet. Link News Music Credit: lavelman, http://www.freesfx.co.uk Link to study © 2017 Wait Til You Hear This If you like The Olive, then consider helping us to continue the …

Terrifyingly plausible ways the human race could go extinct that never occurred to you

Greg Holt SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY 2 Comments

SOURCE It would be better for humanity if Curiosity didn’t find anything. AP Photo/NASA The meteorite that exploded in southern Russia last month and the near-miss asteroid that passed by the same week have more than a few of us pondering humanity’s potential extinction. But to Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom, these are mere trifles. Asteroids, global warming, or even a super volcano that would take us 100,000 years to recover from “would be a brief …