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Artificial intelligence pioneers need to stop obsessing over themselves

Artificial intelligence pioneers need to stop obsessing over themselves

Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.

By | Posted September 18, 2017

The frustrating quest to define consciousness

The frustrating quest to define consciousness

Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means

By | Posted June 7, 2017

Your virtual butler is coming. You know, eventually.

Your virtual butler is coming. You know, eventually.

Today’s robots are nothing like in the movies. Here’s what it would take to get there.

By | Posted May 10, 2017

Thinking machines?

Thinking machines?

The Turing test doesn’t measure a computer’s intelligence, but it does say something about its usefulness — here’s how.

By | Posted June 13, 2014