Artificial Intelligence

What’s artificial intelligence? Some say it’s about machine intelligence that’s comparable to natural intelligence or human cognition, such as learning or problem solving. Larry Tesler has a deceptively simple definition, “Intelligence is whatever machines haven’t done yet.”

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The Quest for Artificial Intelligence – and Where It’s Taking Us Next

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The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

Ray Kurzweil

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Basic Instincts
Some say artificial intelligence needs to learn like a child.

Matthew Hutson

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The Great A.I. Awakening
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Gideon Lewis-Kraus

The New York Times Magazine, 2016

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Using Artificial Intelligence to Promote Diversity

Paul R. Daugherty et al.

MIT Sloan Management Review, 2018

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Anatomy of an AI System
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Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler

Share Lab, 2018

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China’s AI Imperative
The country’s massive investments in artificial intelligence are disrupting the industry – and strengthening control of the populace.

Christina Larson

Science, 2018

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How Human-Computer ‘Superminds’ Are Redefining the Future of Work

Thomas W. Malone

MIT Sloan Management Review, 2018

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