artificial intelligence

The future of artificial intelligence.

Paul Levinsona year ago
Review of Westworld 1.2
As the second Presidential debate played out across lots of television in October 2016, the second episode of Westworld proceeded on HBO. Actually, it had been available On Demand for about a week -- ...
Mickey Finna year ago
The Grand Difference Engine
I wanted to respond to an article that I read here on Vocal. The Consciousness Paradox, by Justin James Gignac, is a great article asking whether or not life is simply a chemical reaction, or somethin...
Paul Levinsona year ago
Review of Westworld 1.1
If you're talking about AI science fiction—robots or androids programmed to convincingly think and act like humans, or almost like humans, or more than humans—you've got to start with Isaac Asimov and...
Jam Stewarda year ago
Artificial Gender Intelligence
As a western society with fairly traditional views, England as a whole has moderately outdated views on what gender is as a concept (Woods 1995). Even with progressive views speaking of non-binary peo...
Nick Lotza year ago
Daisy, Daisy, Give Me Your Answer Do...
The crew had long ago died from bacterial infection, and the lack of maintenance had begun to affect the spaceship’s hardware from functioning. Daisy, the artificial intelligence on board, had been at...
Alex Berniera year ago
Medical Paternalism And Me
Mount Vernon, Virginia December 12th, 1799 Cold air proclaims winter's arrival at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate. The President returns home drenched in the late afternoon, his hair covered i...
It Was All Lost
For Ryuji Satosan the day had started out as it usually would, by starting his daily routine immediately. He slipped out of bed into his slippers before making his way to the bathroom. There he shower...
Ben Tearzza year ago
Should We Be Careful With the Development of Artificial Intelligence?
The short answer would be yes. But let me start out by asking you a question. Have you ever seen Terminator? Doesn’t have to be all of them, just one of the movies. The thought might have struck you, ...
Alan Kotoka year ago
A Thinking Person's Artificial Intelligence
Over the past decade, artificial intelligence migrated from computer geeks' workshops to something many people encounter in their everyday lives, but not without fears of its effects. Last year, the P...
Futurism Staffa year ago
Interview With Dr. Louis Rosenberg, Founder Of Unanimous A.I.
It's rather fitting that Dr. Louis Rosenberg, an individual wholly dedicated to preparing humans for the immediate and distant future, is featured in a project titled Year Million, National Geographic...
Mickey Finna year ago
The Pick Up
This story is my homage to the Netflix series Black Mirror. If you haven’t seen it yet, let me take a minute to warn you: It will change the way you think about everything. It’s a fantastic look at th...
A Practical Man, Part II
John paced the aisle of his locomotive prison, his hand on the apple in his pocket the entire time. Hunger pains gnawed at his insides, and his mouth and tongue had begun to swell from lack of water. ...
Mickey Finna year ago
The Matrix: Sci-Phi...?
What if I told you that no one can be told what the Matrix is, they can only be shown? What if I said that the laws of physics protected this exact knowledge from ever being realized from inside of th...
Tomás Brandãoa year ago
The Wickedness of A.I.
Like with most things in life “There's no rose without a thorn”, in other words, there are going to be some negative points to this tale, and they don't exactly sound very reassuring, quite the contra...
Natural Evolution
This issue has been on many people's minds for a while now, sometimes in the form of science fiction content, but also as a real-life consideration that has gained traction as our technologies continu...
Artificial Intelligence Programs For Startups
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is a growing field where technology and machines are created to obtain knowledge and learn from it, just like humans. Algorithms are created that allow machines to comp...
The Awakening Diary
Voice is Calling....
F. Simon Granta year ago
Postal Automations
“As you may know, the Red Queen Corporation, when it bought the U.S. Postal Service, decreed all of you would be replaced by robots.” Maury Holliday, the postal supervisor, had given a similar sort of...