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How Governments can Halt the Rise of Unfriendly, Unstoppable Super-AI

by Wim Naudé The invention of an artificial super-intelligence has been a central theme in science fiction since at least the 19th century. From E.M....

Is Blue Label Telecoms Headed for Delisting on the JSE?

Not so long ago Blue Label Telecoms was one of the darlings of the JSE, with its share price showing no signs of slowing...

SA is Caught in the Global Hype of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

by Alison Gillwald South Africa is caught up in the global hype of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). This is distracting it from the unfinished...

Bowmans and PWC Continue Probing Troubled Cell C 

Last month, Cell C said it has appointed Bowmans Attorneys to "investigate any parts of the business where we suspect that there may be...

Bitcoin is Going Through a Distinct Hype Cycle

Luno, the global cryptocurrency exchange with over 2.9 million customers in over 40 countries, has seen an 60% quarter-to-quarter increase in new customers despite...

Silicon Valley Wants to Read Your Mind – Here’s Why you Should be Worried

by Garfield Benjamin Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant...

AI is in Danger of Becoming too Male – New Research

by Juan Mateos-Garcia Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are becoming smarter every day, beating world champions in games like Go, identifying tumours in medical scans better...

FaceApp and the Dark Side of AI

By Lee Naik Terminator and The Matrix got it wrong. We all thought the villains of the AI era would be killer robots or hostile...