Google’s AI Guru Says That Great Artificial Intelligence Must Build on Neuroscience

Google’s #AI guru says that great artificial intelligence must build on neuro science

  • Demis Hassabis knows a thing or two about artificial intelligence: he founded the London-based AI startup DeepMind, which was purchased by Google for $650 million back in 2014.
  • In a paper published today in the journal Neuron, Hassabis and three coauthors argue that only by better understanding human intelligence can we hope to push the boundaries of what artificial intellects can achieve.
  • But it also points out that more recent advances haven’t leaned on biology as effectively, and that a general intelligence will need more human-like characteristics—such as an intuitive understanding of the real world and more efficient ways of learning.
  • As Hassabis explains in an interview with the Verge, artificial intelligence and neuroscience have become “two very, very large fields that are steeped in their own traditions,” which makes it “quite difficult to be expert in even one of those fields, let alone expert enough in both that you can translate and find connections between them.”
  • (Read more: Neuron, The Verge, “Google’s Intelligence Designer,” “Can This Man Make AI More Human?”)

Inquisitiveness and imagination will be hard to create any other way.
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Fei Fei Li Looks to Solve the Problem of Artificial Intelligence

Fei Fei Li Looks to Solve the Problem of Artificial Intelligence  #ai

  • Fei Fei Li Looks to Solve the Problem of Artificial Intelligence
  • Visual intelligence is a key aspect of general intelligence.”
  • As many know and Li emphasized, artificial intelligence has become a staple of technology in recent years .
  • “Machine learning is helping to address the most important and fundamental problems with artificial intelligence.”
  • Learning is the path to visual intelligence.”

Fei Fei Li is the keynote speaker at Innovate! and Celebrate 2016. Artificial intelligence is the topic and she is doing her part to fix the glaring issues.
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Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ AI tool

Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ #AI tool

  • Microsoft has released Project Malmo, a platform that uses Minecraft as an environment for advanced research into artificial intelligence.
  • Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ AI tool
  • Project Malmo, previously referred to as Project AIX , has been spearheaded by a team working at a Microsoft research lab based in the English city of Cambridge.
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  • Microsoft hopes that Project Malmo will engage a broad range of users, and that its links to Minecraft will help entice more novice coders.

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AI researchers and enthusiasts alike can now test out Microsoft’s toolset based on Minecraft.


Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ AI tool