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The Prospect Interview #117: The AI delusion, with Philip Ball

Plus the difference between machine learning and deep learning, and why it's easier to beat a world champion chess player than use common sense

By Prospect Team  

Is artificial intelligence really that close to reaching “human-level intelligence”? Will hit television shows about super-intelligent robots like Westworld and Humans soon feel quaint in the era of AI dominance?

Science writer Philip Ball joins the Prospect interview this week to discuss everything you need to know about artificial intelligence today—and why, despite all the chatter around super-intelligent robots, we’re far from being replaced.

You can read Phil’s essay on “The AI delusion” here.


Find all episodes of the Prospect interview here

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