Posts tagged with ‘AI’

  • Scifi Short Film: “Dr. Easy” by Shynola

    By scifiMethods on June 23, 2013
    Since deciding to start regularly featuring some of the short scifi films which appeal to us, we wanted the first to be something a little bit unconventional – and “Dr. Easy” fits that bill. The Warp Films production, which is a prologue for a forthcoming film called “The Red Men”, is directed by the three artists who operate under the […]
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  • Alan Turing and the Philosophical Problems of AI

    By StevePestana on December 21, 2012
    Can machines think? This is a question asked by the influential British computer scientist Alan Turing (for which the Turing test is named) in his paper “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” in 1950. More notably he asks the question, “Can machines do what we (as thinking entities) can do?” Since the 1940s, Turing explored some of the first questions about “intelligent machines”, or as commonly called now, artificial intelligence (I’ll use both terms synonymously).
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