A quick YouTube search reveals countless Super Mario World speedruns by some of the game’s most skilled players. MarI/O can keep up with the best of them, even though it’s actually just a piece of advanced learning software made up of virtual neural networks. See more >>
News that Baidu, the Google of China, cheated to take the lead in an international competition for artificial intelligence technology has caused a storm among computer science researchers. It has been called machine learning’s “first cheating scandal”.
Artificial intelligence will continue developing, likely at a faster rate than we have ever seen before, but theories vary when it comes to specifics. Here's how the world's best scientists see the next half a decade or so playing out in the world of AI.