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The Singularity: Why Humans Need Not Fear

By   /  April 11, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess John Markoff recently wrote in the New York Times, “Misconception: Computers will outstrip human capabilities within many of our lifetimes. Actually: You won’t be obsolete for a long time, if ever, most researchers say. In March when Alphago, the Go-playing software program designed by Google’s DeepMind subsidiary defeated Lee Se-dol, the human […]

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Artificial Intelligence Pushes Ahead in China

By   /  July 7, 2014  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Watson Wins: We Welcome Our New Computer Overlord, Too

By   /  February 16, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More  /  No Comments

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 – […]

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