Artificial Intelligence

Theresa May Pledges Millions to Artificial Intelligence Research

The U.K. Prime Minister, Theresa May has made her first appearance in a series on industrial strategy, whereby she has pledged millions of pounds of government funding to develop artificial intelligence to transform outcomes through early diagnosis of cancer and chronic disease. 

Weekend Reads, Week 18

Enjoy the weekend with insightful reads on AI and how our brains map spaces, and marvel at the reaction and legacy of James Watson’s 90’th birthday. And Enjoy some cheese!

$5 Million Tech Prize Seeks Answer to Origin of Life

A USD $5 million technology prize aims to crack the origin of the genetic code. The Evolution 2.0 Prize was announced at Arizona State University in August 2017. The largest “origin of life” prize to date, it seeks to bridge the gap between chemistry, genomics and modern computing.

Stuff to Read, Week 8

Here are five stories you should read this week. We ponder on the idea as to whether we could live forever, read more below!