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A state Supreme Court justice’s open letter to AI

Let me start with two brief stories about social change. The first concerns changing laws and values about relationships. Only in 1967-in the aptly named case of Loving v. Virginia-did the United States Supreme Court recognize that laws prohibiting interracial marriage violated the United States Constitution. Nineteen years before, in 1948, the Supreme Court of…

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Will the Future of AI Learning Depend More on Nature or Nurture?

NYU’s Yann LeCun and Gary Marcus debated whether the future of AI learning is more about nature or nurture

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Researchers are using Darwin's theories to evolve AI, so only the strongest algorithms survive

Modern artificial intelligence is built to mimic nature-the field’s main pursuit is replicating in a computer the same decision-making prowess that humankind creates biologically. For the better part of three decades, most of AI’s brain-inspired development has surrounded “neural networks,” a term borrowed from neurobiology that describes machine thought as the movement of data through…

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Historian: When Computers and Biology Converge, Organisms Become Algorithms

Historian: When Computers and Biology Converge, Organisms Become Algorithms 05/18/2016 07:29 pm ET | Updated May 19, 2016 113 Daniel A. Bell Philosopher, Tsinghua University; author “The China Model” Zap Art via Getty Images On May 11, 2016, the Berggruen Philosophy and Culture Center invited Yuval…

Deep Learning Fuels Nvidia’s Self-Driving Car Technology

Author: Micah Blumberg Nvidia’s new “Self Driving Car System” features “Deep Learning” which is also known as Artificial Intelligence. Deep Learning is the key part of what makes Nvidia’s technology so brilliant. Nvidia’s Drivenet platform is being used by Nvidia’s partners (Volvo, Audi, Daimler, Toyota, Ford, Preferred Networks (AI), Toyota, ZMP (Robotics) and BMW) to […]

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The Singularity – feat. Ray Kurzweil & Alex Jones [RAP NEWS 28]

Today we travel into the pure world of sci-fi to investigate the much vaunted, mysterious potential future event known as ‘The Singularity’. What will a mach…