Trevor Mahlmann On Monday, after standing down for a month, SpaceX returned to flight from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Mostly sunny, deep-blue skies provided a perfect opportunity to photograph the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket.
With the world’s attention focused on the Korean Peninsula and the growing threat of global thermonuclear war, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has bigger things to worry about. In a series of ‘alarming’ tweets on Friday, Musk warned the world should be more worried about the dangers of artificial intelligence than North Korea.
Tonight during Valve’s yearly Dota 2 tournament, a surprise segment introduced what could be the best new player in the world — a bot from Elon Musk-backed startup OpenAI. Engineers from the nonprofit say the bot learned enough to beat Dota 2 pros in just two weeks of real-time learning, though in that training period they say it amassed “lifetimes” of experience, likely using a neural network judging by the company’s prior efforts .
The verbal approval that entrepreneur Elon Musk said he received from the government to build an underground hyperloop from New York to Washington, DC apparently came from the White House, an administration spokesman has told Bloomberg .