From big data to human-level artificial intelligence – Gary Marcus (Geometric Intelligence)

We have more data than ever before, by many orders of magnitude, yet “strong” artificial intelligence remains elusive. Some notorious difficult problems like speech recognition and the game of Go have recently seen spectacular advances, yet no machine can understand language as well as three-year-old child. Gary Marcus explores the gap between what machines do well and what people do well and what needs to happen before machines can match the flexibility and power of human cognition.

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