On Ants and Superhumans

In the 1970’s the American philosopher, John Searle devised the thought experiment “The Chinese Room”. This article lists the different stages of development within Artificial Intelligence, such as formal logic, genetic programming, knowledge engineering, fuzzy logic, and finally, the newest breakthrough: “deep learning in neural networks“.

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Original Title: Von Ameisen und Übermenschen
Author: Stefan Betschon (Neue Zürcher Zeitung)
Original Language: German
Published on: 13 November 2015

Photo: Brazil Topno on Unsplash

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