Rise of the machines

To most of us, artificial intelligence exists only in futuristic sci-fi films; but to those in the know, it is getting closer to our everyday lives, and could even have its eye on our jobs.

1st February, 2015
Alicia Vikander and Domhnall Gleeson in a scene from the new thriller Ex Machina: could AI really take over the world?

Is a robot coming to take your job? You might not think so, but something mysterious and possibly sinister is happening at the cutting edge of technology that might make you change your mind.

The answer is that technology powered by types of AI is about to become a lot more commonplace, and those who understand what the implications of that could be want to make sure we do too.

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