The news has been busy this week, as some of tech's biggest names waded into the muddy waters of artificial intelligence's future. It's no surprise that Elon Musk is once again singing a cybernetic tune (he thinks humans need to augmented themselves with built-in tech), but we were a little more surprised to see Bill Gates taking a slightly anti-innovation stand, arguing robots should pay the same amount of taxes as the humans they replace.

Meanwhile, MIT says that human intuition is the real stumbling block in our quest for general AI, and that we're getting very close to cracking it. Plus, IBM Watson has been kicked to the curb, while researchers are using AI to give you an idea of what food to eat when.

Our article of the week follows a data scientist who has created an algorithm to identity serial killers - but the real challenge seems to be getting law enforcement to listen.


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“By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.” ― Eliezer Yudkowsky