Featured Image: Watson on jeopardy. Fair Use.
This technology sounds great and could be a major advancement for society right?
We here at THEI have been following the story of the Controllers plans of replacing Humans wit Robots sine we first brought THEI to the internet. Who do you think will take charge of the technology and use it for bad things? That’s our concern. . . Your Editor Dennis Crenshaw
Electronic synapses that can learn: Towards an artificial brain?
From Science News Date:April 3, 2017
Summary:Researchers have created an artificial synapse capable of learning autonomously. They were also able to model the device, which is essential for developing more complex circuits. . . . Read Complete Report
IBM Chief Proclaims ‘Profoundly Hopeful’ Era
From Medpage Today
ORLANDO — Right now is a “profoundly hopeful” moment — a moment in which parts of healthcare can be transformed, the CEO of IBM said here.
“This idea of cognitive healthcare” — using computer systems that can learn — “is real, and it can change almost everything about healthcare,” Ginni Rometty said Monday at the annual meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). “It’s within our power that we can change the world for the better.” . . . Read Complete Report
The Computer That Could Be Smarter Than Us [IBM Watson]
YouTube ~ ColdFusion
This is the direction of the future. Useful AI that can do the research of a thoudand men instantly. It’s definitely worth noting that Watson is capable of learning (a point I didn’t touch on in this video), so what you see here is the “baby phase” so to speak. I tried to leave out the technical jargon in this video but for those who want to know more, a wiki dump on Watson is below:
According to John Rennie, Watson can process 500 gigabytes, the equivalent of a million books, per second.
Watson uses IBM’s DeepQA software and the Apache UIMA (Unstructured Information Management Architecture) framework.
The system is workload optimized, integrating massively parallel POWER7 processors and being built on IBM’s DeepQA technology, which it uses to generate hypotheses, gather massive evidence, and analyze data. Watson is composed of a cluster of ninety IBM Power 750 servers, each of which uses a 3.5 GHz POWER7 eight core processor, with four threads per core. In total, the system has 2,880 POWER7 processor cores and has 16 terabytes of RAM.
How Watson Worked on “Jeopardy!”:
As you watch this video take notice of the cute little, friendly, crowd pleasing robot. Then imagine his knowledge moved to of the military robots you see coming out of one of the DARPA military robots. Do you think DARPA is already using Watson? I think they have already far SURPASSED this tchnology. Are you scared yet?. . . Your Editor Dennis Crenshaw
IBM Watson | Full Q&A | Oxford Union
YouTube ~ OxfordUnion Published on Jul 17, 2016
Artificial Intelligence: it will kill us | Jay Tuck | TEDxHamburgSalon
Youtube ~ TEDx Talks
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