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Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness and the Self

Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness and the self

There are many scientists and engineers who believe that computers will eventually become conscious. Computer scientists Bernard Baars and Stan Franklin wrote in 2009: “consciousness may be produced by algorithms running on the machine.” MIT Technology Review in October 2017 opined that this may happen in the not-too-distant future. Given the fact that biological evolution is slower than technological evolution, there is fear that …

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Could A.I be considered a person under the law?

A.I Sophia

Humans aren’t the only people in society – at least according to the law. In the U.S., corporations have been given rights of free speech and religion. Some natural features also have person-like rights. But both of those required changes to the legal system. A new argument has laid a path for A.I (Artificial Intelligence) systems to be recognized as people too – …

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AI More Efficient in Detecting Skin Cancer Than Doctors, Finds Study

Artificial Intelligence

On average, flesh and blood dermatologists accurately detected 86.6 percent of skin cancers from the images, compared to 95 percent for the convolutional neural network (CNN). A computer was better than human dermatologists at detecting skin cancer in a study that pitted human against the machine in the quest for better, faster diagnostics, researchers said Tuesday. A team from Germany, …

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AI chatbot ‘Ruuh’ changing handloom weavers’ lives in India: Nadella

Microsoft AI

Microsoft ‘s Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based chatbot ‘Ruuh’ that has begun changing the lives of handloom weavers in India is something that will shape the future of technology, the company’s Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella has emphasised. ‘Ruuh’ has been built entirely by the research team in  India. “What’s incredible is that the team discovered how ‘Ruuh’ can help handloom weavers in …

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Microsoft AI helping Indian farmers increase crop yields

Microsoft AI

Microsoft has developed an AI-Sowing App powered by Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite including Machine Learning and Power BI New technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Machine Learning, Satellite Imagery and advanced analytics are empowering small-holder farmers in India to increase their income through higher crop yield and greater price control, Microsoft India said. In a few dozen villages in Telengana, …

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