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Artificial Intelligence Eats the World #gusummit2017

Singularity University Global Summit 2017 has an AI panel with Peter Diamandis, Jeremy Howard (founding research Fast.ai) and Vivienne Ming (co-founder manager partner Socos). Vivienne Mings rates AI as a top tool for solving world problems. Jeremy notes that great …

World population will hit 8 billion in 2021

The 2017 UN world population prospects indicates that the world population is 7.6 billion as of mid-2017 and will reach 8.0 billion in 2020-2024. World population is growing at 1.10% each year and is adding 83 million people each year. …

AI researchers predict when AI will beat humans

According to a survey of more than 350 artificial intelligence researchers there is a 50 per cent chance that machines will outperform humans in all tasks within 45 years. AI will master many activities a lot sooner, though. Machines are …