Creativity & Intelligence


Take part in the first online AI study of human intelligence (Wired UK)

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Take part in the first online AI study of human intelligence Put your intelligence to the ultimate test and see how you fare compared with other people. In around half an hour, the artificial intelligence developed by a team at Imperial College London – nicknamed Cognitron - will put you through a series of a dozen customised tests and, after you have supplied a few details, tell you how well you did.The online study uses web-based AI developed by neuroscientists Romy Lorenz, Rob Leech, Pete Hellyer and Adam Hampshire at Imperial's Computational, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory, 'C3NL'. Ultimately, Cognitron aims to understand if AI is the key to understanding human intelligence. Also involved in the test with Hampshire, Lorenz and Leech are Pete Hellyer, Wellcome Trust fellow at C3NL, William Trender and doctoral student Ricardo Pio Monti, who studies with mathematician Giovanni Montanna from King's College London.Find out more about the project issue in the October issue of WIRED magazine, on sale now.


Something about Artifical Intelligence (AI) A field of study ...

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It is a technology of information processing concerned with processes of reasoning, learning, and perception. The activity of developing intelligent computer systems employs both proved mathematical principles, empirical results of studying previous systems, and heuristic, programming techniques. The most important purpose of artificial intelligence is to increase man's understanding of reasoning, learning, and perceptual processes. The Turing test, developed by Alan Turing in 1950, is a test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human.


Nanobots could turn us into GODS by linking our brains to the internet

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He added that it may be possible in the future to use the extra brain power provided by the cloud to multiply human intelligence. Other leading scientists and technology experts have expressed fears at the growing use of Artificial Intelligence and called for tighter controls to be placed on its development. He said: In the 2030s, we will be able to send nanobots into living people's brains and extract memories of people who have passed away. Professor Stuart Russell, a computer scientist who has lead research on artificial intelligence, fears humanity might be'driving off a cliff' with the rapid development of AI.


Learning from data: Building brains … and using them Thomson Reuters

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One of the pioneers of computing, Alan Turing, was amongst the first to address the challenge of artificial intelligence and gives his name to the Turing test for a "machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human." The latest advances include self-driving cars, a computer that can beat humans at Jeopardy! As part of their Watson University Programs, IBM is challenging students to put Watson to work. Data Science Insights is a series from Imperial College's Data Science Institute, in partnership with Thomson Reuters.


A Quick Introduction to AI

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Rather than being just devices that perform tasks that the programmer tells them to do, AI enables computers to perform tasks (autonomously) that normally require human intelligence: visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. Artificial Intelligence is all about training computer systems to learn, analyze, think and make decisions like humans at a greater speed. Machine Learning: Machine learning is the new paradigm where computer systems and machines use algorithms to analyze massive (big) data sets and learn from the data to solve problems on their own rather than using traditional functional programming. Natural Language Processing (NLP): NLP is the computer's ability to recognize and understand human speech as it is spoken.


Creative machines: How close are we to AI-generated content marketing?

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In this article we'll look at what it would take for an artificial intelligence to generate truly creative content marketing, and how close we are to living in a world with AI content marketers. For the purposes of this article, let's keep this restricted to a typical content marketing campaign that involves idea generation and content production in the forms of a video, some text-based articles with accompanying images, and social media promotion. News outlets can depend on AI to write accurate stories on events, but AI has also developed the ability to produce creative work through the usage of neural networks. Similar experiments have been undertaken to see how well an artificial intelligence system can understand the structure of literary works.


People Petition Donald Trump To Take Mensa-Monitored IQ Test

International Business Times

President Donald Trump might claim that he is a brilliant man with a high intelligence quotient (IQ) but from time to time, critics have questioned his general knowledge and a petition created Thursday on "We the People" demanded the president take a Mensa monitored IQ test. The petition targeted the Trump administration's policies and stated: "For whatever reason, telling people how smart he is appears to be very important to him -- and since his presidency thus far has allowed for all types of trivial engagements, he should simply shut down the non believers and have his IQ formally tested." Twitter users were abuzz targeting the president. Another user wrote: "Won't work because the questions they ask are picked based off of whatever age group you are in and the scores are calculated from that same pool.


Creative machines: How close are we to AI-generated content marketing?

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In this article we'll look at what it would take for an artificial intelligence to generate truly creative content marketing, and how close we are to living in a world with AI content marketers. For the purposes of this article, let's keep this restricted to a typical content marketing campaign that involves idea generation and content production in the forms of a video, some text-based articles with accompanying images, and social media promotion. News outlets can depend on AI to write accurate stories on events, but AI has also developed the ability to produce creative work through the usage of neural networks. Similar experiments have been undertaken to see how well an artificial intelligence system can understand the structure of literary works.


Will #ArtificialIntelligence surpass human intelligence?

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Artificial intelligence today is making progress exponentially and opening new horizons as to the possibilities it provides us. While some view it as a chance at eradicating hunger and solving illiteracy and poverty, others are concerned about a future where machines surpass human intelligence and make decisions that endanger our safety and survival. The singularity, therefore, is a hypothetical moment in time where artificial intelligence will surpass human intelligence and result in unthinkable changes to the human civilization. So, our fear here is the development of something that surpasses humans, as the artificially intelligent machine would then proceed to redesign and improve itself at an alarming rate, even perceive actions against it and defend itself.


A messy desk could be a sign of a creative genius

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The University of Minnesota conducted a study and found that a messy desk could be the sign of a creative genius. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) has more. The University of Minnesota conducted a study and found that a messy desk could be the sign of a creative genius. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) has more.