Posts by Barry Flower

When NASA Got Artificial Intelligence

Hidden Figures I recently watched the movie “Hidden Figures”.  From all reports it was reasonably accurate (given some poetic license...

Ethical Conundrums for Artificial Intelligence

Ethical Conundrums for Artificial Intelligence

When we think about ethics it is traditionally in the context of decisions made by humans affecting other humans, animals or the environment.  These...

Robowaiter

Emotional Intelligence as a Service

sA recent event got me thinking about some benefits of Artificial and Emotional Intelligence that are on the flip-side to...

Artificial Intelligence, Emotion and Autonomy

This blog looks at what the current limitations of Artificial Intelligence with respect to Autonomy. What is Artificial intelligence Good...

Driverless Car

The Driverless Car – Killer App for Artificial Intelligence?

Whilst the Driverless Car is yet to own the roads there are many examples of the use of Artificial Intelligence in...

The Dumbest Doomsday Scenario

An article in the Sydney Morning Herald entitled The AI anxiety: our preoccupation with superintelligence references one of the most spectacularly dumb...

Does an Artificial Intelligence need to mimic Humans

Does an Artificial Intelligence need to mimic Humans

This blog looks at a current debate in the Artificial Intelligence research community that questions whether an Artificial Intelligence needs...

How Smart is Your Artificial Intelligence?

How Smart is Your Artificial Intelligence?

This blog looks at how we can determine the smartness of an Artificial Intelligence by measuring its performance on real-world problems....

A Closer Look at How AI Works

A Closer Look at How AI Works

This post will provide an over view of how AI works. Before you click away, this is neither as complicated...

What is AI?

What is AI?

What is Artificial Intelligence? Last post I introduced my premise that we have not seen anything called Artificial Intelligence with...