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Transitioning from web 2.0 to the 3.0 version is going to likely go unnoticed by most people. The applications are going to look almost exactly like what you are currently using, but the change will be on the back-end.
AI terrifies a lot of people. From superintelligent puppet masters taking over the world, to fiery self-driving car crashes, to the coming age of killer machines, more and more the rise of AI seems like a chilling Black Mirror episode. But it's the end of all jobs that horrifies us the most.
This Tuesday we all saw evidence that we are, indeed, living in a simulation. Like The Dress debacle of 2017 when we saw a blue dress right before our eyes which our colleague, sweetheart or friend swore up and down was gold, Yanny/Laurel made us doubt the fundamental sanity of ourselves and others.
I think it was the first "Um." That was the moment when I realized I was hearing something extraordinary: A computer carrying out a completely natural and very human-sounding conversation with a real person. And it wasn't just a random talk. This conversation had a purpose, a destination: to make an appointment at a hair salon.
Tired of writing your own boring code for new software? Finally, there's an AI that can do it for you. BAYOU is an deep learning tool that basically works like a search engine for coding: tell it what sort of program you want to create with a couple of keywords, and it will spit out java code that will do what you're looking for, based on its best guess.
When Sergey Brin talks, people listen. And right now Brin is talking about AI and cryptocurrency. As the president of Alphabet, Google's parent company, Brin is uniquely positioned to not only see what technological developments are coming down the pike but to influence them as well.
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Many believe that we live in a computer simulation. But it takes a billionaire and his money to ask scientists to help break us out of the simulation. The New Yorker recently did a profile about Y Combinator's Sam Altman. In the story, Altman discusses his theories about being controlled by technolo...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the mantra of the current era. The phrase is intoned by technologists, academicians, journalists and venture capitalists alike. As with many phrases that cross over from technical academic fields into general circulation, there is significant misunderstanding accompanying the use of the phrase.
Since its founding by Elon Musk and others nearly two years ago, nonprofit research lab OpenAI has published dozens of research papers. One posted online Thursday is different: Its lead author is still in high school. The wunderkind is Kevin Frans, a senior currently working on his college applications.
What if physiologists were the only people who study human behavior at all scales: from how the human body functions, to how social norms emerge, to how the stock market functions, to how we create, share, and consume culture? What if neuroscientists were the only people tasked with studying criminal behavior, designing educational curricula, and devising policies to fight tax evasion?
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In June of 1956, A few dozen scientists and mathematicians from all around the country gathered for a meeting on the campus of Dartmouth College. Most of them settled into the red-bricked Hanover Inn, then strolled through the famously beautiful campus to the top floor of the math department, where groups of white-shirted men were already engaged in discussions of a "strange new discipline"-so new, in fact, that it didn't even have a name.
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