DeepMind taught itself to play chess and then went on to beat all other chess bots. What’s interesting about this AI is that it’s willing to give up material advantage for positional advantage ten moves down the line.
JPL has built an AI-controlled autonomous quadcopter drone. They put it through its paces on a racing course against a pro pilot. The human opponent still came out three minutes ahead, but it’s still impressive considering the drone generated the map entirely by itself.
‘Surprisingly accurate’ models of political leanings based on cars in a neighborhood. This bothers me a lot. A whole lot.
AI is now designing games. And it’s not just level design either.
DARPA Lifelong Learning Machines (L2M), highly adaptable AI that can continuously learn and improve. SkyNet in the making?
Think piece on the next stage of development in China, touching on AI and entrepreneurship.
Socrates is a web-scale knowledge extraction engine that exploits a mix of deep learning, semantic web technology and natural language processing to understand information in text and integrate knowledge extracted from various sources.