artificial intelligence News for August 08 2017

Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence Meltdown

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WHAT IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?

Extinguished philosophies lie about the cradle of every science as the strangled snakes beside that of Hercules. This article for the layman answers basic questions about artificial intelligence. The opinions expressed here are not all consensus opinion among researchers in AI. John McCarthy 2007-11-12.
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How long will it take for your job to be automated?

The world is widely considered to be on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution – one where machines will be able to do many of the jobs currently performed by humans, and perhaps even do them better. It raises a troubling question for all of us – when will a machine be able to do my job? Katja Grace, a research associate at the University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute, and her colleagues from the AI Impacts project and the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, have surveyed 352 scientists and compiled their answers into predictions about how long it may take for machines to outperform humans on various tasks. Many of the world’s leading experts on machine learning were among those they contacted, including Yann LeCun, director of AI research at Facebook, Mustafa Suleyman from Google’s DeepMind and Zoubin Ghahramani, director of Uber’s AI labs. The researchers predict there is a 50% chance that machines will be capable of taking over all human jobs in 120 years. “I expected the amazing progress in machine learning in recent years, plus the fact that we were only talking to machine learning researchers, to make the estimates earlier.” The survey suggest machines could also be folding laundry by 2021. “It is one thing doing it in the lab, and quite another having a robot that can do a job reliably in the real world better than a human.” Manipulating physical objects in the real world – figuring out what to manipulate, and how, in a random, changing environment – is an incredibly complex job for a machine. The stereotypical retail assistant job – a friendly human to help you find a pair of jeans in a shop, and tell you how they look – is a role that requires complex physical and communication skills, and is probably safe for the moment. Perhaps the hardest jobs for machines to perform are those that take years of training for humans to excel at. The experts predict robots will not be taking over as surgeons until around 2053, while it could take 43 years before machines are competing with mathematicians for space in top academic journals. In reality, machines are already dipping their digital fingers into this field too. Says “We find anything that is even slightly below human-level performance to be unacceptable. Take chatbots – they are not that far from human level performance but we are so sensitive to any imperfections that they often seem laughably bad.”.
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Definition of Artificial Intelligence by Merriam-Webster

1 a branch of computer science dealing with the simulation of intelligent behavior in computers. 2 the capability of a machine to imitate intelligent human behavior. What made you want to look up artificial intelligence? Please tell us where you read or heard it.
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What is artificial intelligence? – BBC News

A computer can beat the world chess champion and understand voice
commands on your smartphone, but real artificial intelligence has yet to arrive.
The pace …
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Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence …

There is a lot of excitement about artificial intelligence (AI) and how to create computers capable of intelligent behavior. After years of steady but slow progress …
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Oracle delivers artificial intelligence across its …

Oracle announced a slew of AI-driven capabilities across its Customer Experience Cloud Suite today that are designed to help users to …
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What artificial intelligence will look like in 2030 …

“Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030” is the first product of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100).
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