Don’t Worry, We Can Control It

In a recent article in The Guardian, Mustafa Suleyman, progenitor of the Google-acquired AI company DeepMind, is quoted with the audacious statement: “Any talk of a superintelligent machine vacuuming up all the knowledge in the world and then going about making its own decisions are absurd. There are engineers in this room who know Read More …

Eyes On the Ground

When writers include real places in fiction, they now have more tools than ever for making sure they get the description right. Services like Google Maps & Street View, Bing, Flickr, and countless others make it easy to catch glimpses of your target location from many angles. Without ever having been there, theoretically, you should be able Read More …