Saturday, May 10, 2014

Artificial intelligence


Are we taking AI seriously enough?
May 5, 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_intelligence
MQ-9 Reaper unmanned combat air vehicle (credit: General Atomics)“Dismissing the notion of highly intelligent machines as mere science fiction,” as portrayed in current movies, would be a mistake, and “potentially our worst mistake in history,” write leading scientists Stephen Hawking, Stuart Russell, Max Tegmark, and Frank Wilczek, in The Independent. AI research is now progressing rapidly, and “will probably pale against what the coming … more…


(Credit: IBM) “Can a computer with access to large bodies of information like Wikipedia extract relevant information, digest and reason on that information and understand the context … and present it in natural language, with no human intervention?” That’s how John Kelly III, Senior Vice President and Director, IBM Research, introduced a new feature of Watson called … more…

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