Author: Robert J. Marks II
Hyping Artificial Intelligence with Seductive Optics and the Frankenstein Complex
Some of the panicky AI-will-take-over-the-world talk grows out of seductive optics — that is, the AI packaging.
For AI to Be Creative, Here’s What It Would Take
AI can appear smart when it generates a surprising result. But surprise does not equate to creativity.
Can Artificial Intelligence Be Creative?
Lady Ada Lovelace (1815–1852), daughter of the poet George Gordon, Lord Byron, was the first computer programmer.
No Pony in the Manure, No Consciousness in the Code
These AI champions are appealing to the Software of the Gaps, a secular cousin of the God of the Gaps.
The Non-Computable Human
An algorithm is a step-by-step set of instructions to accomplish a task. A recipe for German chocolate cake is an algorithm.