Can an AI Be an Inventor? Not Yet.

But some campaigners are pushing for the rules to change

MIT Technology Review
Jan 13 · 5 min read
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By Angela Chen

Most of the time, artificial intelligence is simply a tool that helps inventors — for example, by synthesizing enormous data sets to find promising drugs or discover new materials. But what would happen if it were fully responsible for the act of invention itself?

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