Ahead of the Curve: The AI Religion

News stories late last year breathlessly reported the founding of a new religion called “Way of the Future”—one that worships artificial intelligence (“AI”) as its godhead. There is no punch line. This is not supposed... Read More

Ahead of the Curve: Build-a-Baby

Because I’m such an expert on everything, most of my articles end with an emphatic period. This one ends with a troubled question mark. We heard some fabulous news last week. Scientists in Ohio reported... Read More

Ahead of the Curve: Cross-Examining AI

All self-respecting articles about artificial intelligence (AI) must start with AlphaGo, the AI that just trounced the human champion at the Chinese game of Go. No one thought this would happen, even though other AIs... Read More