Will Video Games Come Alive In The Future?

Will Video Games Come Alive In The Future?

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Anyone who’s played through a game like Microsoft’s Fable II (who can forget your virtual dog?), BioWare’s Mass Effect (with its robust roster of non-playable characters) or seen Sony’s upcoming Heavy Rain (whose developer, Quantic Dream, promises a new type of relationship between player and character) may have wondered to themselves whether gaming, which is still in its infancy as an art form, is heading towards its inevitable Citizen Kane threshold. More than the graphics or surround sound, the latest game consoles’ processing power are bringing to life AI-controlled characters unlike anything experienced before.

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Whatever Happened to Artificial Intelligence?

 Whatever Happened to Artificial Intelligence?

After all these years, artificial brains are still hard to come by

James Gaskin: “If you define artificial intelligence as self-aware, self-learning, mobile systems, then artificial intelligence has been a huge disappointment. On the other hand, every time you search the Web, get a movie recommendation from NetFlix, or speak to a telephone voice recognition system, tools developed chasing the great promise of intelligent machines do the work.”

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A Perfect Woman? She’s No Lady, She’s a ‘BOT

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Bot dating has become a serious problem in Japan

A lady with no mood swings, doesn’t throw tantrums if asked to run errands, offers a divine massage without acting ‘hard to get’ and is full of energy all through the day…..impossible? Eat your words ‘coz LISA is what you have always expected from a woman – Perfection. It’s time for the spoiler, this lady is actually a robotic product from AI Robotics.

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