Creativity & Intelligence


Artificial Intelligence will match humans intelligence by 2062: Report- Technology News, Firstpost

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In less than 50 years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will match humans on traits like adaptability, creativity and emotional intelligence, an expert has predicted. Speaking at the "Festival of Dangerous Ideas" at University of New South Wales in Sydney on Sunday, Professor Toby Walsh said AI will match human intelligence by 2062. "Toby Walsh, Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW Sydney, has put a date on this looming reality. "He considers 2062 the year that artificial intelligence will match human intelligence, although a fundamental shift has already occurred in the world as we know it," the university said in a statement. Walsh argued that we are already experiencing the risks of AI that seem to be so far in the future.


Artificial Intelligence will match human intelligence by 2062: Expert

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In less than 50 years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will match humans on traits like adaptability, creativity and emotional intelligence, an expert has predicted. Speaking at the "Festival of Dangerous Ideas" at University of New South Wales in Sydney on Sunday, Professor Toby Walsh said AI will match human intelligence by 2062. "Toby Walsh, Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW Sydney, has put a date on this looming reality. "He considers 2062 the year that artificial intelligence will match human intelligence, although a fundamental shift has already occurred in the world as we know it," the university said in a statement. Walsh argued that we are already experiencing the risks of AI that seem to be so far in the future.


Using Any Surface to Realize a New Paradigm for Wireless Communications

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Wireless communications have undeniably shaped our everyday lives. We expect ubiquitous connectivity to the Internet, with increasing demands for higher data rates and low lag everywhere: at work, at home, on the road, even with massive crowds of Internet users around us. Despite impressive breakthroughs in almost every part of our wireless devices--from antennas and hardware to operating software--this demand is getting increasingly challenging to address. The large scale of research efforts and investment in the fifth generation (5G) of wireless communications reflects the enormity of the challenge.1 A valuable and seemingly unnoticed resource could be exploited to meet this goal.


Before artificial intelligence we need to understand human intelligence

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In the global race to build artificial intelligence, it was a missed opportunity. Jeff Hawkins, a Silicon Valley veteran who spent the last decade exploring the mysteries of the human brain, arranged a meeting with DeepMind, the world's leading AI lab. Scientists at DeepMind, which is owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet, want to build machines that can do anything the brain can do. Hawkins runs a little company with one goal: figure out how the brain works and then reverse engineer it. The meeting, which had been set for April at DeepMind's offices in London, never happened.


Robotics expert: Artificial intelligence will 'creep' into people's everyday lives

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Paulhamus, a branch supervisor at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory said, told Hill.TV that AI is "very, very far away" from approximating human intelligence, adding that the public should not fear a robot takeover in the near future. "It's not overnight -- it's slowly having this technology creep in to your life," he told Hill.TV's "Rising" in an interview that aired Friday. Paulhamus said he expects the rise of such technology to continue to evolve with in-home products such as Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa, and to develop as society moves toward "more internet of things." "[People will] start to need a mobile robot to follow you around and it'll slowly start to integrate," he added. But, Paulhamus said, the robotics industry faces a number of limitations when it comes to AI.


Reimagining Enterprise Decision-Making With Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence will deliver revolutionary impact on how enterprises make decisions today. In the last few years alone, we have rapidly moved beyond heuristics-based decision-making to analytics-driven decision-support. In the VUCA phase, businesses globally are now pivoting to an AI-led, algorithm-augmented style of decision-making. With huge computing power and ever-increasing data storage and analytics prowess, we are entering a new paradigm, a probable and interesting scenario wherein, Artificial Intelligence will play a huge role in augmenting human intelligence and enabling decision-making with complete autonomy. The big hope is that this new paradigm will not only reduce human biases and errors that are common with heuristic decisions, but also reduce the time involved in making these critical decisions.


Augmented human intelligence: Using AI to streamline business process

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AI and related technologies are most effective when used as a way to unleash creativity and increase autonomy in workers. The study was done by researchers at Goldsmiths, University of London, and commissioned by robotic process automation vendor Automation Anywhere. Released in September, the study looked at the role and impact of automation in the workplace, focusing on two "augmentation" technologies: Among the findings: Not only do enterprises that invest in augmented human intelligence promote a "more human workplace," but workplaces with cultures that foster learning also do technology augmentation more successfully. "The key [to success] was to invest in technology and people," said Mihir Shukla, CEO of Automation Anywhere. "Technology investment is straightforward," he added.


Appian CEO Calkins draws dividing line between AI and human ability

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"Computers are better than humans at things humans were never very good at," is how Matt Calkins, the chief executive of cloud software provider Appian, sums up artificial intelligence and machine learning. The remark drew appreciative laughter from a small group of journalists gathered to chat with Calkins over dinner in Manhattan a week ago. Calkins bears a vague resemblance to actor Hugo Weaving, who played "Agent Smith" in the Matrix trilogy. Coupled with a dry wit and a certain measured cadence, he has a way of delivering insightful and amusing quips that sneak up on you. Calkins's point at that moment in the dinner was not an idle, remark, however.


Worried about AI taking over the world? Science isn't

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Should we be afraid of artificial intelligence? For me, this is a simple question with an even simpler, two letter answer: no. But not everyone agrees – many people, including the late physicist Stephen Hawking, have raised concerns that the rise of powerful AI systems could spell the end for humanity. Clearly, your view on whether AI will take over the world will depend on whether you think it can develop intelligent behavior surpassing that of humans – something referred to as "super intelligence". So let's take a look at how likely this is, and why there is much concern about the future of AI.


The Rising Tide of China's Human Intelligence

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On Jan. 15, FBI agents arrested Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a former CIA case officer, and charged him with unlawful retention of classified information. Lee is the sixth person charged by the Justice Department in the past two years for espionage-related offenses suspected to have been conducted on behalf of the People's Republic of China. By comparison, prior to 2015, only one or two people on average per year were arrested for such offenses. The increased frequency of arrests--coinciding with a public March 2016 announcement by the Chinese government that intelligence efforts would be more heavily resourced--may indicate that China is scaling up traditional human intelligence efforts against the United States government. Lee's arrest seemingly stemmed from FBI agents' discovery of classified information in his notebooks in 2012.