The purpose of living is ‘to live forever’, according to Google’s artificial-intelligence bot

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Google released last week a research paper chronicling one of its latest forays into artificial intelligence.  The researchers programmed an advance type of “chatbot” that can learn how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialog.   Continue reading… “The purpose of living is ‘to live forever’, according to Google’s artificial-intelligence bot”

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Can the rapid advances in technology create a jobless future?

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“We are interested in robots that create and are creative,”  Hod Lipson describes his Creative Machines Lab captures his ambitions. Lipson is an engineering professor at Cornell University. He is one of the world’s leading experts on artificial intelligence and robotics. His research projects provide a peek into the intriguing possibilities of machines and automation, from robots that “evolve” to ones that assemble themselves out of basic building blocks. A few years ago, Lipson demonstrated an algorithm that explained experimental data by formulating new scientific laws, which were consistent with ones known to be true. He had automated scientific discovery.

 

 

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Japanese sexbot apocalypse ?

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As you might imagine, there are interesting cultural differences between Americans and Japanese.  For example, Americans fear the Terminator movie scenario of a robot or Artificial intelligence apocalypse, while Japan is facing sharp population decrease from lowering birth rates which could be accelerated with more realistic sexbots that extend the Japanese sex doll industry.   Continue reading… “Japanese sexbot apocalypse ?”

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