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The First Time by Kevin Morris

It has certainly been a while since I dipped my virtual pen into the ink well and gave vent to my pearls of wisdom or whatever it is I give vent to (answers please on a postcard)! Enough of this … Continue reading

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Humanoid Robot Learns Language Like a Baby

Today’s (15 June) issue of the kurzweil.ai newsletter has an article “Humanoid Robots Learn Language Like a Baby” which is worth a read. Please visit http://www.kurzweilai.net/humanoid-robot-learns-language-like-a-baby?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=734e48d7e2-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email

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Your Very Own Robotic Helper

Yesterday’s Kurzweil.Ai Newsletter has an article about a robot which can tidy up after you. The robot uses a camera to ascertain the layout of a room  and learns where to place objects (for example it comes to understand that … Continue reading

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Avatars and Robots

Today’s BBC News carried a half-hour programme examining the Avatars and Robots exhibition which is in Liverpool (UK) until 27 May before moving onto Romania. The programme examines how individuals will live an increasing part of their lives in virtual … Continue reading

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The demise of the oldest profession

On April 2 2011 I wrote regarding the pros and cons of decriminalising the oldest profession (see http://kevin-morris.co.uk/2011/04/02/should-prostitution-be-decriminalised/). According to an article in today’s Daily Mail, “Sex machines: How robotic prostitutes could turn a crime-ridden industry into a respectable ‘guilt … Continue reading

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Interesting new developments in artificial intelligence

My friend, Brian drew the following article in today’s Guardian to my attention http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/apr/01/ai-artificial-intelligence-robots-sautoy. The piece explores developments in artificial intelligence and includes interesting details about research at Sony’s Paris Labatory where machines who have developed their own language interact … Continue reading

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TWO CHATBOTS CHATTING

On browsing through the latest issue of chatbots.org Newsletter I came across the following link, to a video of two chatbots chatting. This short film is certainly entertaining and amusing, however are the chatbots exhibiting real intelligence? You decide. For … Continue reading

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