Artificial Intelligence

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Our machines could become self-aware without our knowing it. We need a better way to define and test for consciousness Usually when people imagine a self-aware machine, they picture a device that emerges through deliberate …
Our machines could become self-aware without our knowing it. We need a better way to define and test for consciousness …
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As a species, we humans are awfully obsessed with the future. We love to speculate about where our evolution is taking us. We try to imagine what our technology will be like decades or centuries …
As a species, we humans are awfully obsessed with the future. We love to speculate about where our evolution is …
I recently wrote an article for Scientific American called ‘Robots with Heart’. In the piece, I described our work into incorporating an ‘empathy module’ into robots in order for them to better serve the emotional …
I recently wrote an article for Scientific American called ‘Robots with Heart’. In the piece, I described our work into …
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By now I’ve clocked up a relatively comprehensive slew of reading up on Artificial General Intelligence, in particular concerning its ethical implications. Still mostly in the dark when it comes to any of the …
By now I’ve clocked up a relatively comprehensive slew of reading up on Artificial General Intelligence, in particular concerning …
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“The cybernetic structure of a person has been refined by a very large, very long, and very deep encounter with physical reality.” Jaron Lanier Stephen Wolfram may, or may not, have a justifiable reputation for …
“The cybernetic structure of a person has been refined by a very large, very long, and very deep encounter with …
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It could be a coincidence but fresh of another episode of Dark Matter handling AI here comes the news on how artificial intelligent machines will learn to convincingly mimic and even manipulate the essence of …
It could be a coincidence but fresh of another episode of Dark Matter handling AI here comes the news on …
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Once in a while I take my time pondering the cosmos and every so often I wonder what aliens really might be like. It always and inevitable leads me to more profound questions: are they …
Once in a while I take my time pondering the cosmos and every so often I wonder what aliens really …
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Defecating ducks, talking busts, and mechanised Christs — Jessica Riskin on the wonderful history of automata, machines built to mimic the processes of intelligent life. ->Coloured engraving from Joseph Racknitz’s 1789 pamphlet which attempted …
Defecating ducks, talking busts, and mechanised Christs — Jessica Riskin on the wonderful history of automata, machines built to mimic the …
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Some researchers believe that machine-learning techniques can revolutionize how materials science is done. By Nicola Nosengo It's a strong contender for the geekiest video ever made: a close-up of a smartphone with line upon line …
Some researchers believe that machine-learning techniques can revolutionize how materials science is done. By Nicola Nosengo It's a strong contender …
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There’ll be a new civilization, the sum of human intelligence and artificial intelligence, where artificial intelligence will be able to analyze a problem, identify the resources needed to deal with it, plan a strategy, …
There’ll be a new civilization, the sum of human intelligence and artificial intelligence, where artificial intelligence will be able …
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