AI is not alien, it’s us

We have kicked off the evolution of intelligence itself. Read more


The science of Westworld (an AI summary)

Artificial intelligence made enormous strides in 2016, so it is fitting that one of the year’s hit TV shows was an exploration of what it means for machines to gain consciousness. But how close are…...

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AI Weirdness: How to Begin a Novel

Last year for National Novel Writing Month I trained a neural net called torch-rnn on 10,096 unique ways to begin a novel. It came up with some intriguing possibilities, my personal favorite being “I am forced to write to my neighbors about the beast.” Bu... (more…)

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