Tag: artificial-intelligence

Asimov’s Laws of Robotics, and why AI may not abide by them

A great thought piece by Hans A. Gunno, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engineer studying at the University of Southampton. First, a refresher on the three laws of robotics. Isaac Asimov (1920–1992) was, in addition to being a professor of biochemistry, considered one of the “Big Three” science fiction writers of his time. In the mid-1900s, he…

AI can now predict, shut down internet troll behavior

AI can now predict, shut down internet troll behavior (Big Think)

A team from Cornell University looks to shut down the ongoing flamewar that has taken over, well, pretty much every public area of the internet.

The Big Think notes: If you’ve been on the internet for more than 25 minutes, you’ve most likely run into someone saying something you disagree with. As most of us realize, this is part of adult life. The world was not built explicitly for us. Most (read: good) people might move on,  but many — about 30%…

How we can teach computers to make sense of our emotions

How we can teach computers to make sense of our emotions

How can we make AI that people actually want to interact with? Raphael Arar suggests we start by making art. He shares interactive projects that help AI explore complex ideas like nostalgia, intuition and conversation — all working towards the goal of making our future technology just as much human as it is artificial.