Loretta Mae Long never thought her substitute teaching side gig would be her ticket to TV stardom.
Tag: Artificial Intelligence
Muppet Machines Part 1: The Bird in Your TV
In 1969, a government lab developed a new kind of bird.
Move 37 and God’s Touch
On March 10th of 2016 at the Four Seasons hotel in Seoul, South Korea, man and machine faced off in the second of five games. The worlds of AI and Go would never be the same.
Lee Sedol vs Alphago
In games like Go, with more possible positions than the number of atoms in the universe, manually crunching through possibilities loses its punch. Enter neural networks.
Garry Kasparov Vs Deep Blue
Over a hundred and fifty years after Poe unmasked the Mechanical Turk, a real automated chess machine beats the best human player in the world.
Edgar Allen Poe Vs The Mechanical Turk
Edgar Allen Poe was a science fiction author and a mystery writer. He also unmasked what may have been the world’s first hoax AI.
Dog, Pig, or Loaf of Bread
The famous scene in The Mitchells vs The Machines references a real machine learning challenge.
The Frightening Truth about HAL 9000
Each moment of our lives we trust the constructions of humankind to do their jobs and keep us safe, which is why it’s terrifying when they fail.
Don’t Lose your Head
Robots’ heads explode on TV because it’s funny. Here’s how to keep your own head from exploding.
Ultron: Designing a Deity AI
They tasked him with peace on Earth. Surprise! He decided to kill everyone.