Sensors & Devices

Capturing The Value in AI is More Elusive Than People Think

Marvin Minsky, a cognitive scientist and one of the fathers of artificial intelligence, liked to say [in the early 2000s] that we can make a computer capable of beating the reigning genius of chess, but we can’t make a robot capable of walking across the street as well as any normal two-year-old child. The real world is not a strictly regulated, closed system like a chess game. Sensing a player’s moves on a wired chessboard…

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