November 24, 2012

Bionic Brains Are Coming. Bet on It.

Matt Ridley, Wall Street Journal


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When an IBM computer program called Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov at chess in 1997, wise folk opined that since chess was just a game of logic, this was neither significant nor surprising. Mastering the subtleties of human language, including similes, puns and humor, would remain far beyond the reach of a computer.

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TAGGED: Futurism, Ray Kurzweil, Artificial Intelligence

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