A Hippocratic Oath for artificial intelligence practitioners

Oren Etzioni Contributor Share on Twitter Oren Etzioni is CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence and has been a professor at the University of Washington’s Computer Science departmen

Disney has begun populating its parks with autonomous, personality-driven robots

The process of making a Disney park feel alive is most easily encapsulated in animatronic figures. These hydraulic, pneumatic and now electric figures have been a fixture at Disneyland since the 60s.

Cult game Football Manager 2018 is adding support for gay players

Cult soccer football simulation game Football Manager has taken an historic step with the introduction of support for gay players in its next launch. The upcoming 2018 version of the franchise, which

Virtual science lab startup Labster bags $10M to accelerate its ed tech play

Ed tech startup Labster whose software platform enables virtual simulations of laboratories for teaching life science to students, has closed a $10 million Series A round of funding led by early stag

A second life for open-world games as self-driving car training software

A lot of top-tier video games enjoy lengthy long-tail lives with remasters and re-releases on different platforms, but the effort put into some games could pay dividends in a whole new way, as compan

Udacity open sources its self-driving car simulator for anyone to use

Self-driving cars require self-driving car software, and Udacity’s helping to feed that need with its nanodegree program in the field. Now, the online education company is also making available

A running tab of what tech people think about whether we’re living in a simulation

Are we living in a simulation? For whatever reason, this is a hot topic in Silicon Valley these days. It all more or less started when Tesla Motors CEO (and soon to be SolarCity CEO — check one off

Virtual Reality In Healthcare: Where’s The Innovation?

Virtual reality is no longer just about video gaming; it holds promise as nothing short of revolutionary for just about every other industry, as well. Since 2012, there has been an incredible explosio

SIGVerse simulates cooperation between humans and robots in virtual space

<img src="" /> Japan's <a href="">National Institute of Informatics</a> (N

World's biggest, most expensive game of Duck Hunt

The ST-2 Shooting Simulator from Marksman Training Systems is, I suppose, the most advanced fowl-blasting training environment available. It amounts to a large projection screen and a camera you stick