"In recent years the mushrooming power, functionality and ubiquity of computers and the Internet have outstripped early forecasts about technology’s rate of advancement and usefulness in everyday life." - Hans Moravec
"There is a set of clear-cut challenges, all centering around knowledge, that have received insufficient attention in AI, and whose solution could bring the realization of Turing’s dream – the dream of a machine we can talk with just like a person, and which is therefore (at least) our intellectual equal." - Lenhart Schubert
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