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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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Will Self-Taught, A.I. Powered Robots Be the End of Us?

People have a perception of what AI and robotics should look like from Hollywood. What do I call you? Do you have a name? Yes, Samantha. Where did you get that name from? I gave it to myself actually. We’ve seen happy robots, sad robots, complex robots, but, in reality, …

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What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

So you are reading an article online when you get an instant message with a link to a funny photo, which of course you have to share. And now you are reading your Facebook News Wall, which sends you to a video of a panda bear attacking a kid. And …

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The Science of Internet Addiction & Brainpower

In September of 1848, a 25 year old named Phineas Gage was working on a railroad in Vermont when some explosive powder ignited prematurely and sent an iron rod flying through his cheek and out the top of his skull- demolishing his prefrontal cortex. The rod was later found about …

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