Posted on June 9, 2012


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As I briefly mentioned in Part 1, the most effective type of artificial intelligence would be one which allows a human being to interact with a machine more naturally than with simple algorithms and point-and-click interfaces.  That way, a machine can begin to understand that you are angry and frustrated when it botches its job, and can discern what it takes to more effectively aggravate you in the future.  The most common form of AI is very superficial, but the potential is a well-rounded interface much like what is seen in R2-D2 and C-3PO.

A more rudimentary form of artificial intelligence can be observed in current Internet searches.  A search engine learns from your previous searches, what you click on, your browser history, and your bookmarks, just what kind of results you are most likely to click on in the future.  It tries to hide things which might offend…

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