The much anticipated 2nd book in the Six AI Series has arrived! See the Liberation page for more of the great news.
Looking for a good review of AI developments in 2017? Here are a few:
- The Verge 2017 tech report card: Artificial intelligence and robotics
- 2017: The Year AI Floated into the Cloud
- 2017: When artificial intelligence outsmarted humans
AI has many possible uses in healthcare. Are you ready to have your physician chatting with a computer to diagnose your ailment? http://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/05/artificial-intelligence-can-transform-healthcare.html
Is the term “artificial intelligence” being overused and abused? Once marketing folks like a word or a phrase, don’t expect precise usage to apply… https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/03/what-is-artificial-intelligence/518547/
Cal has launched his new blog called Tracking Truth. Check it out at http://www.trackingtruth.info .
Something to think about the next time you consider playing poker online against an unseen opponent… you might be playing against a rather smart computer: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38812530
Here are some interesting historical events that laid the foundation for today’s AI: http://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2016/12/30/a-very-short-history-of-artificial-intelligence-ai/#26f1247a4188
Oxford Dictionaries has declared “post-truth” as their Word of the Year for 2016. Let’s hope “post-deceit” deserves to be their choice soon. https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/word-of-the-year/word-of-the-year-2016
This robot might not make a great dinner guest, but it can solve Rubik’s Cube in 0.637 seconds: http://www.livescience.com/56828-robot-sets-rubiks-cube-world-record.html
OK, “neural karaoke” tunes might not make your Christmas playlist yet, but this computer-generated Christmas song is at least as cool as… dancing Gangnam Style (at least if I were to do it.) https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/nov/29/its-no-christmas-no-1-but-ai-generated-song-brings-festive-cheer-to-researchers