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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

A very short introduction to Artificial Intelligence, its varieties, and the substance in current claims of phenomenal success. (Talk at betahaus Hamburg, June 2016)


Wolfgang Wopperer-Beholz

June 08, 2016


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  2. “The dream is finally arriving. This is what it was

    all leading up to.” Bill Gates, 2016
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  8. Strong AI

  9. “Machines will be capable, within 20 years, of doing any

    work a man can do.” Herbert A. Simon, 1965
  10. “Since then, the expected arrival date has been receding at

    a rate of one year per year.” Nick Bostrom, 2014
  11. AI Winter(s)

  12. Weak AI

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  16. Narrow General AI

  17. “I don’t think you can time AI with Moore’s Law.

    AI is a software problem.” Eliezer Yudkowsky, 2016
  18. “Can we create superintelligences without knowing how our brains work?

    Only in the sense that you can make airplanes without knowing how a bird flies. You don’t need to be an expert in bird biology, but at the same time, it's difficult to know enough to build an airplane without realizing some high- level notion of how a bird might glide or push down air with its wings.” Eliezer Yudkowsky, 2016
  19. Neuroscience can’t even comprehend Donkey Kong. http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/05/26/055624

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  21. On the other hand…

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  26. And one more thing…

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