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There May be a Major Flaw in the Turing Test

The Turing test remains the standard method of discerning between a human and artificial intelligence, but new research is suggesting that there is a major flaw in it. 437 more words

Programming

Heartbreaker, I'm Addicated To You (Ex_Machina review)

She’s not your typical girlfriend. Recognize those lyrics dear readers?

It’s from a Simple Plan song called My Alien. It’s probably one of my favourite tracks on that album. 853 more words

Theory

Researchers argue AI can fool the Turing test without saying a thing

Alleged criminals might not be the only ones to benefit from pleading the Fifth. By falling silent during the Turing test, artificial intelligence (AI) systems can fool human judges into believing they’re human, according to a study by machine intelligence researchers from Coventry University.

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Would you throw the fat guy off the bridge?

The recent fatal accident with a Tesla in autopilot mode did not involve any difficult moral decisions by the automatic driving systems, as it resulted from insufficient awareness of the conditions, both by the Tesla Autopilot and by the (late) driver. 223 more words

Artificial Intelligence

Bots have no feelings. Humans are safe...for now.

Ok, I’ll admit it, I’m an Amazon convert. Part of the tribe, a Prime Customer. As my neighbours will confirm, they do receive a fair few delivers on our behalf (thanks again if you’re reading this). 542 more words

AI

Harbingers of Doom – Part III: Luddism and Computational Eschatology

Will naive extrapolations of the exponential advancement in hardware development usher in an era of recursively self-improving artificial general intelligence? Does automation lead to mass unemployment or is this merely another manifestation of the Luddite fallacy that so many people with an ignorance of basic economics fall into? 3,432 more words

Skepticism