Tag Archive for Singularity

Artificial Intelligence Pushes Ahead in China

A recent press release revealed that, “There are signs indicating that Chinese Internet users might be the very first group of people to truly reap the benefits of artificial intelligence. The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology, written by Ray Kurzweil, painted us a picture of artificial intelligence. Kurzweil describes his law of accelerating…

Watson Wins: We Welcome Our New Computer Overlord, Too

Watson, it may come as no surprise to those who’ve been following its progress on Jeopardy this week, took home the grand prize, or rather the charity it was playing for did : $1 million for World Vision and World Community Grid. But while Watson started off strong this round, its two human competitors –…