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Philosophistry

Hard vs Soft AI Problems

The problem with our understanding of AI is that just before we solve a challenge, like mastering chess, we often believe that we are on the verge of creating a superintelligence. And then, when we figure out those problems like we did with chess, we retroactively deem the problem simple, rote, and not indicative of broader human intellect. Whether we build a computer that can win Jeopardy or create a self-driving car that can run through a…

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Philip Dhingra

Philip Dhingra

Author of Dear Hannah, a cautionary tale about self-improvement. Learn more: philipkd.com