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#Rise of the Machines

# rise-of-the-machines - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences

The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

# rise-of-the-machines - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU

An EU committee has made a raft of recommendations about the future of AI.

# rise-of-the-machines - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Usain Bolt was flattened by a cameraman on a Segway after his 200m win

“He tried to kill me!” Bolt joked.

# rise-of-the-machines - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Volvo's new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans

The Swedish car manufacturers announced their plans this week.

# rise-of-the-machines - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

This kitchen scale probably knows more about cooking than you... and now it has more money

Irish startup Drop has scored $2 million to develop more smart kitchen products.

# rise-of-the-machines - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance

Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.

# rise-of-the-machines - Sunday 6 July, 2014

'Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045'

It won’t be like The Terminator, but it won’t be good.