The Spin Cycle

Internet Lifeforms

Artificial Intelligence | March 4, 2009

Some people have claimed the Internet may wake up one day and tell us to get a real job. If the Internet itself doesn't wake up then there will at least be a few living things that find their way on to it.

mydoom virus

Wondering what I'm talking about - check out some of these amazing visual constructions which are based on real life data from worms, viruses, trojans and spyware code - the closest things to living organisms the web has yet seen.

The series is: Malwarez by Alex Dragulescu

Anyone else think these are amazing?


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AI: Intelligence, Learning and Understanding

By LEONARD MCGAVIN
Published: June 3, 2008

In AI the lack of definitions and tests for "intelligence", "learning" and "understanding" don't seem to be holding back the pursuit. Is it possible we've all jumped the gun?

Ethics of AI - Legal Rights

By LEONARD MCGAVIN
Published: June 2, 2008

Artificial Intelligence is loaded with ethical issues the world is far from ready to face. Will machines ever deserve or need legal rights?