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What is Artificial Intelligence (or Machine Learning)?

Every day, a large portion of the population is at the mercy of a rising technology, yet few actually understand what it is. Artificial intelligence. You know, HAL 9000 and Marvin the Paranoid Android? Thanks to books and movies, each generation has formed its own fantasy of a world ruled …

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AI and the Art of Ingenuity: Computational Creativity

CREATIVITY: IT’S AT THE HEART OF WHO WE HUMANS ARE… …WITH BRAINS EQUIPPED BY EVOLUTION TO INVENT, TO WRITE, TO MAKE ART AND MUSIC. WE HUMANS ARE SPECIAL, RIGHT? BUT WAIT. WHAT IF A ROBOT COULD PAINT A MASTERPIECE? WHAT IF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COULD COMPOSE GREAT MUSIC? DOES A ROBOT …

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Biases are being baked into artificial intelligence

We as humans are biased. We have a lot of prejudices, some we know about and some that we don’t. and there’s this idea that if you turn over decision-making to computers instead of humans we can avoid these biases. But, we’re learning algorithms can be just as biased as …

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How machine learning helps scientists track asteroids

Hi I’m Hema and I use machine learning to predict whether asteroids will hit us I try bank fraud by day and after it’s by night our planet is surrounded by thousands of asteroids and comets call near-earth objects like this one a couple of years ago NASA is a …

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Introducing AIY Projects: DIY AI for Makers

All right how tall is the Space Needle the Space Needle is 605 feet tall what does the train sound like this is a train so the goal of AI projects is to get a eye out to everybody being able to build a tool that takes really powerful sophisticated …

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2018 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Artificial Intelligence

>>NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON: Welcome to the universe, yes. Hi, everybody. I’m Neil deGrasse Tyson, the Frederick P. Rose director of the Hayden Planetarium, and welcome. Is this our 18th or 19th annual Isaac Asimov Panel Debate. This has become a very hot ticket in New York City and I almost …

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