UltraNurd + artificialintelligence   24

Ways to think about machine learning — Benedict Evans
Some good points in here but Ben needs to do some reading in academia.
bigdata  blag  artificialintelligence  machinelearning 
july 2018 by UltraNurd
The return of the machinery question | The Economist
This gets a 🙄 from me. AI has been the branding for the unsolved problems for a long time. Deep learning has some great performance, but it doesn't represent a human theory of mind and it requires a lot of tuning.
automation  theeconomist  deeplearning  via:jcdiallo  artificialintelligence 
june 2016 by UltraNurd
Movie written by algorithm turns out to be hilarious and intense | Ars Technica
Very cool project. It makes me wish I had spent more time with art generation in school.
arstechnica  scifi  writing  artificialintelligence  filmmaking 
june 2016 by UltraNurd
How to Teach A Robot to Flirt | New Republic
Fascinating overview, with some good human perspective on how we relate to one another and current robot prototypes.
automation  artificialintelligence  tnr  robots  emotions 
may 2016 by UltraNurd
AlphaGo: Google Research Project Plays Top-Level Go
Amazing work. I'll have to read the full paper. I'd love to see an estimate of computational time.
google  via:gruber  machinelearning  artificialintelligence  boardgames  blag 
january 2016 by UltraNurd
Infomercial: For-Profit Online University | Adult Swim - YouTube
This is weird, but not quite Too Many Cooks weird. Howard being an AI was predictable.
video  humor  artificialintelligence  education 
november 2014 by UltraNurd
A Worm's Mind In A Lego Body
I love how we don't know how it works, just that it does. Embodied AI!
robots  lego  artificialintelligence 
november 2014 by UltraNurd
Google Ngram Viewer
Very telling how AI peaks as more specific approaches catch on.
savedsearch  googlengram  artificialintelligence 
may 2012 by UltraNurd
Matt's Webcorner - Starcraft 2 Automated Player
Pretty impressive performance attaching an AI to SC2 that can outperform human action rates by factor of 10.
starcraft  artificialintelligence  hacking  from instapaper
april 2012 by UltraNurd
Three arguments against the singularity: (Charlie Stross farts in Nerd-Church)
I think one thing he's definitely right about is technology as religion. We've removed a lot of the mystery in the world. I used to be very in to Kurzweil.
singularity  artificialintelligence  from instapaper
july 2011 by UltraNurd
Are You Living in a Computer Simulation?
I didn't follow his argument, but I guess the point is that we must be simulated because we don't think we'd advance to the point of wanting to simulate our history?
singularity  artificialintelligence  from instapaper
july 2011 by UltraNurd

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