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When the AI singularity takes over, what will there be left for us to do?

Since the first Industrial revolution machines have been taking the jobs of people and automation has been a part of human social evolution for the past 3 centuries, but all in all these machines have ...
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Are AI winters inevitable?

According to Wikipedia (citations omitted): In the history of artificial intelligence, an AI winter is a period of reduced funding and interest in artificial intelligence research. The term was ...
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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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Which is the most successful AI project so far?

I'm looking for good examples of successful AI projects and theories that had a relatively good impact on society, economics and military field. So many years have passed after the first AI ...
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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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When will an artificial intelligence replace a software developer or tester?

Artificial intelligence techniques have been successfully applied in many scenarios and to automate several jobs. When will an artificial intelligence system do the job of a software developer or ...
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What are the advantages of having self-driving cars?

What are the advantages of having self-driving cars? We will be able to have more cars in the traffic at the same time, but won't it also make more people choose to use the cars, so both the traffic ...
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How does 'Bright score' assess how strong the connection is between users and their jobs?

In 2014 Linkedin acquired Bright.com, for $120 million and it is using AI and big data algorithms to connect users. Bright also throws in a little Klout, ranking people by a “Bright score” which it ...
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Why would someone want to simulate emotional desicion-making within an AI?

The Mario Lives! video (and its follow-up video, Mario Becomes Social!) showcases an AI unit that is able to simulate emotional decision-making within a virtual world, and can enter into "emotional ...
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What are the most pressing fundamental questions and gaps in AI research?

White House published the information about AI which requests mentions about the most important research gaps in AI that must be addressed to advance this field and benefit the public. What are these ...

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