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A.I. Isn’t as Advanced as You Think

A computer scientist argues that artificial intelligence is progressing more slowly than the hype suggests

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MMelanie Mitchell wrote her new book, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans, because she was confused about how much progress really is being made in A.I. She wanted “to understand the true state of affairs,” she…




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Brian Bergstein

Brian Bergstein

Journalist in Boston. Editor at large, NEO.LIFE. I’ve been executive editor of MIT Technology Review and tech editor at the AP. More info:

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