In the last blog we combined several technologies in IOT, AI and VR for work purposes. These were:


Once upon a time we navigated using maps. The person on the passenger seat studied the map on his lap, looked at traffic signs and assisted (or got mad at) the driver or vice versa.

Nowadays, navigation is a standard feature in most of the cars. My grandfather who was…


In the previous blog on general artificial intelligence we spoke about reinforcement learning, natural language processing and common sense reasoning. These are all pieces of the puzzle of intelligence. But how big is this puzzle? And when is the puzzle complete?

Intelligence

The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein once argued that words find…


Part 3: The dawn of a new species

One thing you quickly learn as a programmer, is to ‘think’ like a machine. Functionality is often explained in a few sentences, but it takes hundreds of lines of code to turn this into an application. It’s pretty hard to think like…


Part 2: The dawn of a new species

Introduction

Technology was at first only for specialists. As it evolved, it is now used universally by anyone.

Scientists on the other hand started as generalists and ended up as specialists. These opposite directions is because human and artificial intelligence are dealing differently…


Part 1: The dawn of a new species

“The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don’t really even notice it, so it’s part of everyday life.”

Bill Gates

Technological ages

The first humans appeared around 7 to 5 million years ago. This ape-like ancestor started…


Part V: On Ethics

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The V2 rocket created by Werner von Braun in Nazi-Germany launched first in 1942. At the moment Hitler was supreme on the European continent. The rocket however didn’t became his miracle weapon. …


Part IV: On the relation between human and artificial intelligence

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Sometimes we need to prove that we are not a computer. This could be done with a mechanism called Captcha (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”). This challenge-reponse test was…


Part III: On Deepfakes

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In the Matrix, the main character Neo is asked to take the red or the blue pill. One pill let him stay in a illusion, while the other let him return to reality. …


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Part II: On Augmented Intelligence

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When Deep-blue won against Garry Kasparov (1996/1997), it was limited AI in multiple ways. First the chess moves were calculated and the software was optimized based on former games of Kasparov. …

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