IBM’s Watson Cursed Like a Sailor After Being Taught the Urban Dictionary

It’s a fact that Watson, IBM’s massive AI project, is smarter than the average human.…

Google Engineer Talks Natural Language Project

Google director of engineering Ray Kurzweil just became a Google employee in December, and he…

The Algorithm That Leads To The Robotic Revolution Has Been Found

It was both charming and frightening when Google made the robot brain that learned what…

16,000 Computers Find a Cat On the Internet

[UPDATE] Google has chimed in on the results of the experiment and why it thinks…

Baby Robot Learns Its First Words

At team of scientists lead by the Caroline Lyon at the University of Hertfordshire, UK…

I Like Turtlebot2: Hobby Robotics Gives Your Laptop Legs

This motion sensing robot from Willow Garage and Yujin Robot turns your laptop into a…

Computer Programs That Think Like Humans

In the 1800s, “intelligence” meant that you were good at memorizing things. Today “intelligence” is…

Professor Teaches Students How To Create Their Own Google

Sebastian Thrun, an ex Stanford professor decided in January to give up his tenure at…

Google Funds AI Project to Implement “Regret”

Google recently announced that it will help fund groundbreaking research by computer scientists and economists…

10 Details About How Google Handles Natural Language Search

Google has posted a thought-provoking piece to the Official Google Blog, discussing at length, Google’s system for understanding synonyms in search. As author Steven Baker says, "An irony of computer science is that tasks humans struggle with can be performed easily by computer programs, but tasks humans can perform effortlessly remain difficult for computers."