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Apocalypse or golden age: What machine intelligence will do to us

Recently some luminaries of our age have warned that machine intelligence is evolving at a breakneck pace. So breakneck, in fact, that machines might soon decide the world would be a better place if all our necks were, in actuality, broken. Thus begins the Machine Apocalypse, when the world will rue the day we decided to tinker with this whole artificial intelligence thing.

Accelerate

It’s time to accelerate hardcore tech

We’re now seeing a new kind of accelerator emerge that aims to match existing tech with talented entrepreneurs who can bring these technologies to market.

An artist's visualization of the SKA Telescope

How big data is fueling a new age in space exploration

At full capacity, the aperture arrays of the largest radio telescope ever built are expected to produce 100 times more data than the entire Internet. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that such a deluge of information creates a big data problem.