Etiqueta: artificial intelligence

coronavirus black swans
Coronavirus, black swans, and grey rhinos

Although the coronavirus is a microbe, the author uses two animal analogies to explain the sudden and unexpected (or otherwise) appearance of phenomena such as COVID-19, but also other «unexpected» disasters of an economic, social, or political nature.

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Social networks and robot companions

The growing interaction with machines poses several questions about which we have no previous experience, nor can we reliably predict how they will influence the evolution of society.

Robotics and automation for societal good

Robotics and automation and artificial intelligence technologies hold immense potential in addressing many of the societal challenges as exemplified in the sustainable development goals of the 2030 agenda of the United Nations.

Robots that look like humans

Some say that a humanoid should have a «full body» including two arms and legs, exactly like a human. This article intends to cover research on humanoid robotics in a broad manner.

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Machine learning and artificial morality

After the appearance in the 1940s of the first computers that could manage complex calculations, Alan Turing and other computation scientists asked whether someday machines would be able to think similarly to humans.