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Could an AI feel emotions?

Assuming humans had finally developed the first humanoid AI based on the human brain, would It feel emotions? If not, would it still have ethics and/or morals?
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Are neural networks the only way to reach "true" artificial intelligence?

Currently, most research done in artificial intelligence focuses on neural networks, which have been successfully used to solve many problems. A good example would be DeepMind's AlphaGo, which uses a ...
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Have any AI systems yet been developed that can knowingly lie to / deceive a human?

AI systems today are very capable machines, and recently the area of Natural Language Processing and Response has been exploding with innovation, as well as the fundamental algorithmic structure of AI ...
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Could there be existential threats to humanity due to AI?

We are doing research, spending hours figuring out how we can make real AI software (intelligent agents) to work better. We are also trying to implement some applications e.g. in business, health and ...
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How is it that AI can become biased, and what are the proposals to mitigate this?

This is not meant to be negative or a joke but rather looking for a productive solution on AI development, engineering and its impact on human life: Lately with my Google searches, the AI model keeps ...
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How does Atlas from Boston Dynamics have human-like movement?

Discussing the video More Parkour Atlas, a friend asked how the robot's movement was so similar to the one from a real human and wondering how this is achieved? To my knowledge, this is not something ...
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In 2016, can $1000.00 buy enough operations per second to be approximately equal to the computational power of a human brain?

In The Age of Spiritual Machines (1999), Ray Kurzweil predicted that in 2009, a \$1000 computing device would be able to perform a trillion operations per second. Additionally, he claimed that in 2019,...
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Does AI rely on determinism?

I don’t believe in free will, but most people do. Although I’m not sure how an act of free will could even be described (let alone replicated), is libertarian freewill something that is considered for ...
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Why would neural networks be a particularly good framework for "embodied AI"?

There is this claim around that the brain's cognitive capabilities are tightly linked to the way it processes sensorimotor information and that, in this or a similar sense, our intelligence is "...
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What are methods human actors use to imitate robots?

Robot technology is usually thought from an engineering perspective. A human programmer writes a software this executed in a robot who is doing a task. But what would happen, if the project is ...
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Can ML/AI understand incomplete constructs like humans?

We have AI's predicting images, predicting objects in an image. Understanding audio, meaning of the audio if it is a spoken sentence. In humans when we start seeing a movie halfway through, we still ...
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Why can't computers be random?

I talked with a graduate computer science who said one challenge of making artificial human-like is making random decisions, and that computers can't be random, that they always need a "seed." But, if ...
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Is there any paper, article or book that analyzes the feasibility of acheiving AGI through brain-simulation?

In my understanding, the mind arises from a physical system, the brain. I see that there is a big research under the topic of simulating physical systems efficiently (especially in quantum computing). ...
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Could artificial intelligence cause problems for humanity after figuring out human behavior?

This BBC article suggests that intelligent algorithms, like those that select news stories and advertisements for display, could control our experience of the world and manipulate us. Will Artificial ...
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Can an artificial intelligence eventually think like a human?

It seems to me that the way neural networks are trained is similar to the way we educate a child (or a person, in general). Can an AI eventually think like a human?
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Does it exist a human-like artificial intelligence?

Does it exist a human-like artificial intelligence? I define human-like as something that can act like a human in most aspects.
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Should we fear an AGI if it will be equivalent to a human?

It seems to me that the first AGIs ought to be able to perform the same sort and variety of tasks as people, with the most computationally strenuous tasks taking an amount of time compared to how long ...
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Were there known tests done on two or more AI interacting together?

I am talking about relationships between AIs (e.g. 2 of them forming a couple, 3+ in family like relationship). What knowledge could come out of such experimentation?
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Can programming cause passive or aggressive behavior in AIs?

Generally, people can be classified as aggressive (Type A) or passive. Could the programming of AI systems cause aggressive or passive behavior in those AIs?
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What is the reverse of passing a Turing test by a human pretending to be a robot that can't be identified?

A Turing Test is a method of inquiry for determining whether or not a computer is capable of thinking like a human being. In an ideal Turing test, it would be clear to differentiate between a real ...
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Is there research about teaching AI to "analyze the problem and design a solution"?

Update on 2019-05-19: My question is about teaching AI to solve the problem, not letting AI teach a human developer to solve a problem. Original post: I'm a software developer but very new to AI. ...
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Will it ever be possible to construct a neural network that could have the features of human brain? [duplicate]

I have a question. Will we be able to build a neural network that thinks abstractly, has the creativity, feels and is conscious?
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Trading off "Memory" vs "Optimization"

I've been researching the following topic. Or rather, I would like to but I can't find anything because I'm not sure what to look for. I am interested weather there are some concepts or models that ...
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What are some common heuristics that might be innate?

Here's a question I might ask an AI to solve: "Colour the states of the USA using just 4 colours". Now, a common heuristic a human might use is to start at one ...
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How can I simulate responses from the distribution of human intelligence?

I'm eventually looking to build an algorithm that will process answers from humans that are given questions. But first I have to setup an experiment to determine the variety of responses. ...
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Would a new human-like general artificial intelligence be more similar, in terms of eduction, to a toddler or an adult human?

The naive concept of a general AI, or strong AI, or artificial general intelligence, is some kind of software that can answer questions like What is the volume of a cube that is 1 m wide? or ...
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Can intelligent agents have personalities and emotions?

Can intelligent agents (and chatbots) have personalities and emotions, given a properly defined ontology?
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Is there any published research on the information-carrying capacity of the human face?

Is there any published research on the information-carrying capacity of the human face? Here I mean "how much information can be conveyed via facial expressions & micro-expressions". This is a ...
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How to add variation in the results of a neural networks?

I would like to create a neural network that converts text into handwriting for use with a pen plotter. Before I start on this project, I'd like to be sure that artificial intelligence is the best way ...
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Is it ethical to create a chatbot to answer questions on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I was wondering if I should do this, because 2 out of 5 questions on Stack Overflow don't ever get answered, or if they do get (an) answer (s), most of the time they're not helpful. So I was thinking ...
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Can you make a Neural Network drunk or high?

We know that the human brain can become sozzled by various substances that are released into the brain, but can you make an artificial neural network drunk or high? For example on a RL Agent that ...
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Have any AI's been able to decode human vision 'thoughts'

I believe I saw an article about an AI that was able to decode human vision 'brain-waves' in real-time, which would create a blurry image of what the human was seeing. This AI Decodes Your Brainwaves ...
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"Vocal captcha" for robots on the phone?

With all the Google I/O stuff coming out, how can I verify that I have an actual human on the phone using only voice? Are there still vocal things humans can, but robots can't do? Conditions: the ...
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Has there ever been a model (neuro-physical) proposed for the human unconscious brain?

Has there ever been a model (neuro-physical) proposed for the human unconscious brain? I tried reading on unconscious mind but couldn't find anything which answers the question. Is there any ...
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Might AGI need to be flawed?

An example is the halting problem, which states computing cannot be solved by exhaustion, but which humans avoid trivially by becoming exhausted. Humans typically give up what seems like a lost cause ...
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How do transformers understand data and answer custom questions?

I recently heard of GPT-3 and I don't understand how the attention models and transformers encoders and decoders work. I heard that GPT-3 can make a website from a description and write perfectly ...
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Are there fundamental learning theories for developing an AI that imitates human behavior?

Most, if not all, AI systems do not imitate humans. Some of them out-perform humans. Examples include using AI to play a game, classification problems, auto-driving, and goal-oriented chatbots. Those ...
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Can we make Object Detection as human eyes+brain do?

I am so much curious about how do we see(with eyes ofc) and detect things and their location so quick. Is the reason that we have huge gigantic network in our brain and we are trained since birth to ...
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Is Really "AI" Light Years Away from achieving Cognitive Ability of Human?

Oxford philosopher and leading AI thinker Nick Bostrom defines SuperIntelligence as "An intellect that is much smarter than the best human brains in practically every field, including scientific ...
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Theoretically, how can the trait "humbleness" be incorporated into AI design, specifically Artificial General Intelligence?

On Google Scholar ("humble" and "AI") yields (About 175,000 results), while ("Humble AI") yields about 34 results. It seems that the trait of "humbleness" and ...
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Could we code in Natural language once we pass the Turing test?

Technically speaking, could we code in natural language once we pass the Turing test? Would passing the Turing test at least simplify programming languages' syntax?
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Would empathy in AI be a reliable tool/capacity, or contribute to a solution to avoid harm done to humans or to other versions of AI?

INTRODUCTION: I am not a developer, scientist, or expert in anything related to AI. Just a random person who happens to be curious about AI and science in general. So please be so kind as to forgive ...
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