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artificial intelligence


From Watson to Siri: As machines replace humans, are they creating inequality too?

Artificially intelligent machines might soon be indistinguishable from human workers. Such advances may be improving our way of life, but could they be creating inequality in our economy?


Fear not, humans: Watson the new Jeopardy champion won’t take over the world — yet

Stephen Baker, author of a book on Watson’s Jeopardy performance, explains how the machine works and why we’re not all doomed.

Building a sneakier robot

If robots weren’t annoying enough already with their beeping and clanging and lack of empathy, now they can lie too.

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