What are the Major Achievements in Artificial Intelligence?

What Do We Value in the Field of Artificial Intelligence?

There is a documentary called AlphaGo about the development of the computer program by the same name, the first computer Go program to beat a human professional Go player without handicaps on a full-sized 19×19 board and several Go champions in the world. The great advancements in artificial intelligence that is remembered by the public seems to be within games thought to be of great intelligence.

  • Dominating Atari games.
  • Writing poetry.
  • Beating professional poker players.
  • Developing a scientific theory.
  • Beating humans on IQ tests.
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  • In the field of computer vision and NLP, Deepfakes are rocking the internet, There is one company which is working on making videos from articles
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Too technical?

Are we too concerned with how intelligent a computer program can be as a benchmark for progress? In terms of beating other humans in tasks that are perceived as intelligent.

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AI Policy and Ethics at www.nora.ai. Student at University of Copenhagen MSc in Social Data Science. All views are my own. twitter.com/AlexMoltzau

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