A group of elite US scientists claimed artificial intelligence will not pose a threat to humanity. In their report on the prospects of AI research prepared for the Pentagon the researchers dismiss the perceived hazard as “uninformed.” Radio Sputnik talked to Mark Bishop, Director of Intelligent Data Analytics at Goldsmiths University in London.
A self-proclaimed country in Eastern Europe, Liberland, is has been seeking recognition since its inception. Now the country is counting on official recognition from the new US administration under President Donald Trump.
Representatives of rightwing Eurosceptic parties gathered in the German city of Koblenz on Saturday to reiterate their desire for more independence from the EU and the importance of strengthening ties with Russia.
Despite having dour demographics, Sweden's population has been growing at a record pace due to the country's long-term strategy of relying on "importing" new Swedes from abroad. Last Friday, Sweden's population reached a historic ten-million, with the growth rate predicted to accelerate further.
Petition demanding from US President Donald Trump to release his tax records has gathered 250,000 signatures, more than twice the number of signatures it needed to be reviewed by the White House, just two days after it was published.
NATO strengthening its presence on its eastern borders and choosing the policy of containing Russia is naturally concerning for Moscow, but Russia is ready for a dialogue with the Alliance carried out on terms of equality, Russian Ambassador to Italy Sergey Razov said on Monday.
China is prepared to become the top global proponent of free trade and lead the fight against protectionism, Chinese International Economic Affairs Department head Zhang Jun said Monday.
The Japanese government will concentrate on economic projects important for both Russia and Japan when working on settling the Kuril Islands dispute, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the parliament on Monday.
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