What is Artificial General Intelligence? And has Kimera Systems made a breakthrough?


The field of artificial intelligence has spawned a vast range of subset fields and terms: machine learning, neural networks, deep learning and cognitive computing, to name but a few. However here we will turn our attention to the specific term'artificial general intelligence', thanks to the Portland-based AI company Kimera Systems' (momentous) claim to have launched the world's first ever example, called Nigel. The AGI Society defines artificial general intelligence as "an emerging field aiming at the building of "thinking machines"; that is general-purpose systems with intelligence comparable to that of the human mind (and perhaps ultimately well beyond human general intelligence)". AGI would, in theory, be able to perform any intellectual feat a human can. You can now perhaps see why a claim to have launched the world's first ever AGI might be a tad ambitious, to say the least.

Getting Really Smart About Artificial Intelligence

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AI Caliber 1) Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI): Sometimes referred to as Weak AI, Artificial Narrow Intelligence is AI that specializes in one area. There's AI that can beat the world chess champion in chess, but that's the only thing it does. Ask it to figure out a better way to store data on a hard drive, and it'll look at you blankly. AI Caliber 2) Artificial General Intelligence (AGI): Sometimes referred to as Strong AI, or Human-Level AI, Artificial General Intelligence refers to a computer that is as smart as a human across the board--a machine that can perform any intellectual task that a human being can. Creating AGI is a much harder task than creating ANI, and we're yet to do it. Professor Linda Gottfredson describes intelligence as "a very general mental capability that, among other things, involves the ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend complex ideas, learn quickly, and learn from experience." AGI would be able to do all of those things as easily as you can. AI Caliber 3) Artificial Superintelligence (ASI): Oxford philosopher and leading AI thinker Nick Bostrom defines superintelligence as "an intellect that is much smarter than the best human brains in practically every field, including scientific creativity, general wisdom and social skills."

A Very Brief and Critical Discussion on AutoML

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Bin Liu School of Computer Science Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications Nanjing, 210023 China Email: bins@ieee.org Abstract This contribution presents a very brief and critical discussion on automated machine learning (AutoML), which is categorized here into two classes, referred to as narrow AutoML and generalized AutoML, respectively. The conclusions yielded from this discussion can be summarized as follows: (1) most existent research on AutoML belongs to the class of narrow AutoML; (2) advances in narrow AutoML are mainly motivated by commercial needs, while any possible benefit obtained is definitely at a cost of increase in computing burdens; (3)the concept of generalized AutoML has a strong tie in spirit with artificial general intelligence (AGI), also called "strong AI", for which obstacles abound for obtaining pivotal progresses. AutoML has recently emerged as a hot research topic in the field of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). As we know, a typical ML pipeline requires a lot of human's participation for e.g., data pre-processing, feature engineering, algorithm selection, model selection and hyperparameter optimization.

A.I. Isn't Going To Take Over Humanity, It's Going To Save Businesses: DAZE


The media is to blame for the hysteria around Artificial Intelligence (AI), according to senior strategic designer at BCG Digital Ventures, Chris Naylor. Human intelligences exhibited by machines is changing the way consumers interact with businesses and can be taken advantage of right now- without the world coming to a fiery end. Naylor explained to the audience at yesterday's Daze of Disruption the three main types of AI and how businesses, like Spotify and ANZ, are using artificial intelligence to successfully power customer interaction and drive greater value. "Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to boom into a 70 billion dollar industry, it's easy to see why it's touted as the next big thing. But the hype is a shrouded with mystery, AI is often seen as this futuristic technology out of reach for most companies and limited to powering autonomous cars and useless chatbots.

The Difference Between A.I. and Machine Learning and Deep Learning


There's a discussion going on about the topic we are covering today: what's the difference between AI and machine learning and deep learning. Very frequently, press coverage and even practitioners of analytics use the terms Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning interchangeably. However, these three concepts do not represent the same. In this video, we are going to break this down for you, giving you examples of use cases making the difference between ai and machine learning and deep learning more clear. Any device that perceives its environment and takes actions to maximize its chances of success, can be said to have some kind of artificial intelligence, more frequently referred to as A.I.