Artificial intelligence can solve many problems, but it won’t replicate the human brain anytime soon. Today’s artificial intelligence is certainly formidable. It can beat world champions at intricate games like chess and Go, or dominate at Jeopardy!. It can interpret heaps of data for us, guide driverless cars, respond to […]


Machines need to be able to teach themselves, says one researcher who studies artificial intelligence. Credit: kirill_makarov / The common, and recurring, view of the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence research is that sentient and intelligent machines are just on the horizon. Machines understand verbal commands, distinguish pictures, drive cars […]