In this podcast find out the basics of machine learning, and why time travel and immortality might be easier to achieve than human level artificial intelligence.
Find out how ants have inspired a class of cutting-edge algorithms designed to solve complex real-world problems.
Sophie tells us how computer algorithms that, in theory, are hopelessly inefficient, perform extraordinary well in practice.
Janelle tells us how computer algorithms can help investigate crime scenes.
Find out how these humble animals have inspired computer algorithms to solve complex real-world problems.
Proof is the essence of mathematics. But is the standard of proof in research maths really as high as mathematicians would like to believe?
Should machines be allowed to make decisions that impact people's lives?
Will sophisticated algorithms one day replace mathematicians?
Find out how a little bit of maths can enable a machine to learn from experience.
Chess computers were one of the first step towards developing a form of AI. Here's a brief history.