Stuart Russell: 3 principles for creating safer AI. Garry Kasparov: Don't fear intelligent machines. Work with them. What Is Intelligence? 20 Years After Deep Blue, AI Still Can't Think Like Humans. When the IBM computer Deep Blue beat the world's greatest chess player, Garry Kasparov, in the last game of a six-game match on May 11, 1997, the world was astonished.
7 Robot Beatdowns the Machines Will Definitely Remember When They Rise Up. GLaDOS Meets Another AI in LEGO Dimensions. HAL 9000: "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that" Generate Music in TensorFlow. DeepBach: harmonization in the style of Bach generated using deep learning. IHMC. Revealed: Google AI has access to huge haul of NHS patient data. Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images It’s no secret that Google has broad ambitions in healthcare.
But a document obtained by New Scientist reveals that the tech giant’s collaboration with the UK’s National Health Service goes far beyond what has been publicly announced. The document – a data-sharing agreement between Google-owned artificial intelligence company DeepMind and the Royal Free NHS Trust – gives the clearest picture yet of what the company is doing and what sensitive data it now has access to.
The agreement gives DeepMind access to a wide range of healthcare data on the 1.6 million patients who pass through three London hospitals run by the Royal Free NHS Trust – Barnet, Chase Farm and the Royal Free – each year. Google’s AI can now lip read better than humans after watching thousands of hours of TV – Ochen. Elon Musk elaborates on his A.I. concerns (2016.9.15) You'll tweet when you're dead: LivesOn says digital 'twin' can mimic your online persona. Two Bots Talking: Fake Kirk and A.L.I.C.E.
China’s New Supercomputer Puts the US Even Further Behind. This week, China’s Sunway TaihuLight officially became the fastest supercomputer in the world.
The previous champ? Also from China. What used to be an arms race for supercomputing primacy among technological nations has turned into a blowout. The Sunway TaihuLight is indeed a monster: theoretical peak performance of 125 petaflops, 10,649,600 cores, and 1.31 petabytes of primary memory. HAL: Will I dream? Dr. Chandra and SAL 9000 - 2010. Bayesian network. A simple Bayesian network.
Self-Learning AI: This New Neuro-Inspired Computer Trains Itself. A Computing Road Less Traveled A team of researchers from Belgium think that they are close to extending the anticipated end of Moore’s Law, and they didn’t do it with a supercomputer.
Using an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm called reservoir computing, combined with another algorithm called backpropagation, the team developed a neuro-inspired analog computer that can train itself and improve at whatever task it’s performing. Reservoir computing is a neural algorithm that mimics the brain’s information processing abilities. Listen to "Daddy's Car," a Track Generated by Artifical Intelligence. Using a system called Flow Machines, scientists at Sony's CSL research laboratory have composed the first two songs ever to be made entirely by artificial intelligence.
The Flow Machines software creates tracks by learning an enormous database of music and combining various elements of the stored tracks. The database is called LSDB and contains roughly 13,000 lead sheets from various composers. While the bulk of the stored content is pop and jazz, it also encompasses Broadway, Brazilian, and various other styles. Elon Musk: There's only one AI company that worries me. Elon Musk's concerns about the dangers of artificial intelligence have been well publicized, but the SpaceX and Tesla founder says that of all the companies currently working on self-aware computers, there's only one whose efforts actually worry him.
Speaking on stage at Recode's Code Conference, Musk was asked by The Verge's own Walt Mossberg whether he was worried specifically about the efforts of big tech players like Google and Facebook currently pivoting to AI research. "I won't name names," Musk said, "but there's only one. " Mossberg pressed the question, wondering whether the company that kept the Tesla boss up at night was not one currently preoccupied with developing its own car.
With a wan smile and a lengthy glance at the floor, Musk repeated his answer, suggesting his eye was on Google. Elon Musk Says There’s a ‘One in Billions’ Chance Reality Is Not a Simulation. Wednesday night, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk did that thing he does every so often, which is take wild questions from an audience and answer them as if he’s been thinking about them for years, usually because he has.
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Overview Work in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has produced computer programs that can beat the world chess champion and defeat the best human players on the television quiz show Jeopardy. AI has also produced programs with which one can converse in natural language, including Apple's Siri. Our experience shows that playing chess or Jeopardy, and carrying on a conversation, are activities that require understanding and intelligence.
Does computer prowess at challenging games and conversation then show that computers can understand and be intelligent? Bluebrain. Mapping the human brain connectivity. Dr. Chandra and SAL 9000 - 2010: The Year We Make Contact (sequel to 2001) Embodied Artificial Intelligence: International Seminar, Dagstuhl Castle ... Gallery. Videos Reconstruction and simulation of neocortical microcircuitry The Blue Brain Project Movie Images.
Digital version of piece of rat brain fires like the real thing. The brain is going digital. A tiny piece of a rat’s brain has been reconstructed in minute detail in a computer. The digital piece of brain, which includes 31,000 neurons and their 37 million synapses, fires like the real thing, and is already revealing fresh clues as to how the brain works. The simulation is the first significant achievement of the Blue Brain project, which was launched 10 years ago by Henry Markram at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. Today’s breakthrough represents the first step to a larger goal – creating a digital model of the entire human brain to probe consciousness itself. So far, the digital brain recreates a piece of tissue about one third of a millimetre cubed.
Nick Bostrom: What happens when our computers get smarter than we are? Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates Warn About Artificial Intelligence. Hillary Clinton at the Iowa State Fair on August 15, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) The meme that now seems to be dominating much of the media coverage of the Democratic Primary is that pundits and experts are underestimating Bernie Sanders’s chances of winning the Democratic nomination for president. Currently, Mr. Guy Hoffman. MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Radio 4 - Man vs Machine. Deep Learning. Artificial Brains - The quest to build sentient machines. Blade Runner - Deckard Meets Rachel Pt 2 (Voight-Kampf Test) Commonsense Reasoning and Commonsense Knowledge in Artificial Intelligence.
Review articles. In a Big Network of Computers, Evidence of Machine Learning. The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence. PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. Watson.