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The Rapid Pace Of Artificial Intelligence

Trying To Keep Up! In January 2016 Europe’s reigning GO champion, Fan Hui was defeated by Deep Mind’s AlphaGo program. Based on strategy and intuitive thinking, each move of the black or white stones of the 2500-year-old game of GO leads to a possible 250 moves. Every …

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The Worker Robots

Will robots take over the world? How many times have you heard this? From magazines to books, whenever we talk about robots this notion pops up. True- when Martin Ford titled his book, Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future, he might have expected this kind of hyperbole, but Ford had something entirely different on his mind.

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Coming Soon: Superintelligence

In Daniel Wilson’s book, Robopocalypse, Archos is the supremely intelligent sentient being unwittingly unleashed upon the world. He is self-aware, self- improving and bent on his own self-preservation and destroying humankind.

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vN: The First Machine Dynasty

Amy Peterson is hungry. She’s been on a diet for as long as she can remember. Her parents want her to grow more human like. Even though it seems as if she is a normal kid, Amy Peterson is no ordinary kid. She is a von Neuman self replicating humanoid robot with a humanoid mother and a human father.

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