Day: February 28, 2020

A Z80 Computer At The Next Level — Hackaday

At the close of the 8-bit home computer era there were some machines produced that attempted to bridge the gap between the 8- and 16-bit worlds, either by providing a 16-bit device with a backwards compatibility mode, or an 8-bit one with enhanced capabilities to compete with its newer rivals. These products largely fell by […] via A Z80 Computer At The Next Level — … Read More A Z80 Computer At The Next Level — Hackaday

Artificial Intelligence Will Do What We Ask. That’s a Problem. — Discover

By teaching machines to understand our true desires, one scientist hopes to avoid the potentially disastrous consequences of having them do what we command. via Artificial Intelligence Will Do What We Ask. That’s a Problem. — Discover

Will Computer-generated Writing Replace the Human Kind? — Nicholas C. Rossis

You may recall my sci-fi romance, A Heaven For Toasters, taking place some 100 years in the future. Leo, the android protagonist, exhibits some distinctly human characteristics—including the ability to feel human emotions. But could Leo become a writer or poet? The Economist recently shared an article cheekily called Don’t Fear the Writernator – a […] via Will Computer-generated Writing Replace the Human Kind? — … Read More Will Computer-generated Writing Replace the Human Kind? — Nicholas C. Rossis