AI can appear smart when it generates a surprising result. But surprise does not equate to creativity.
Lady Ada Lovelace (1815–1852), daughter of the poet George Gordon, Lord Byron, was the first computer programmer.
If you are going to get a computer to achieve anything like understanding in some subject area, it needs a lot of knowledge.
DeepMind, the AI company that beat human Go gamers with AlphaGo, has made progress in solving the protein folding problem. But who deserves the credit?
Marks concedes that a computer code can surprise us — as, for example, when playing the game Go.