In the movie "Her," a man falls in love with his digital assistant, which raises the question: are we close to having a supercomputer that can recreate functions of the human brain? Anthony draws out the history of artificial intelligence, discusses some recent supercomputer achievements, and shares his hopes for an "almost human" AI in our lifetime.
Supercomputer Takes 40 Minutes To Create Super-Detailed Model of 1 Second of Brain Activity
"The human brain won't be surpassed by computers any time soon."
Supercomputing Director Bets $2,000 That We Won't Have Exascale Computing by 2020
"Over the past year, we've covered a number of challenges facing the supercomputing industry in its efforts to hit exascale compute levels by the end of the decade."
THE HUMAN BRAIN PROJECT
Largest neuronal network simulation achieved using K computer
"The simulation was made possible by the development of advanced novel data structures for the simulation software NEST."
Toward a spiking neuron-level model of the early saccade visuomotor system
"Macroscopic visuomotor behaviour depends on high level interaction among system-scale structures in the brain."
ELIZA A Computer Program For the Study of Natural Language Communication Between Man And Machine
"ELIZA is a program operating within the MAC time-sharing system at MIT which makes certain kinds of natural language conversation between man and computer possible. Input sen-tences are analyzed on the basis of decomposition rules which are triggered by key words appearing in the input text."
"Exascale computing refers to computing systems capable of at least one exaFLOPS."
"The technological singularity, or simply the singularity, is a hypothetical moment in time when artificial intelligence will have progressed to the point of a greater-than-human intelligence, radically changing civilization, and perhaps human nature."
Why We're A Long Way From Computers That Really Work Like The Human Brain
"IBM was in the news last week when it announced it had created 'an entire computing architecture based on the brain' (at least, that's how Gizmodo summed it up)."
Why Do We Anthropomorphize?
"Giving human characteristics to animals, inanimate objects or natural phenomena is a human trait called 'to anthropomorphize.'"
'She Feels as Real as My Real Girlfriend': Love Plus Captures Hearts in Japan
"Meet the men who play Love Plus, the Japanese 'virtual girlfriend' game."
A Long Bet
"The arena for accountable predictions."
"The Turning test is a test of a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behaviour equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human."
Existor - About Evie
"Artificial Intelligence is communication. Natural language is universal."
Could You Kill a Robot?
TestTube Wild Card
Future of AI
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