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# Rise of the Machines

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Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences
The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.
Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU
An EU committee has made a raft of recommendations about the future of AI.
Usain Bolt was flattened by a cameraman on a Segway after his 200m win
“He tried to kill me!” Bolt joked.
Volvo's new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans
The Swedish car manufacturers announced their plans this week.
This kitchen scale probably knows more about cooking than you... and now it has more money
Irish startup Drop has scored $2 million to develop more smart kitchen products.
NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance
Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.
'Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045'
It won’t be like The Terminator, but it won’t be good.