As long as humans are sensible when they create the operating programs, robots will bring enormous benefits to humanity, says expert
Artificial intelligence (AI)
Killer robots will only exist if we are stupid enough to let them
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Google Duplex, which simulates human speech with lifelike inflections, criticised as unethical
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Facebook now suggests who we should be friends with, how we should organise them and when we should get together. What’s next?
Apple used its annual developer conference in San Francisco to roll out a collection of millennial-friendly texting tools to enhance emojis, improve image sharing and add animations to messages.