Episode 14 - Artificial Intelligence pt 2

In this episode I give you an overview of a number of examples of AI in use right now, and not just in scientific research. You've probably got an AI in your pocket right now.

Also, reasoned discourse in the 21st century, and OSIRIS-REx



Reasoned discourse in the 21st century

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Artificial Intelligence around you now

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Game AI gone rogue
Watson's cancer diagnosis
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A bunch of links about robo-written articles, including a quiz to see if you can guess if it was a human or robot.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/03/08/opinion/sunday/algorithm-human-quiz.html
http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2014/07/automated_insights_to_write_ap_earnings_reports_why_robots_can_t_take_journalists.html
http://singularityhub.com/2014/03/25/more-news-is-being-written-by-robots-than-you-think/
https://techcrunch.com/2016/06/28/meet-articoolo-the-robot-writer-with-content-for-brains/

My article from articoolo
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Episode 13 - Artificial Intelligence pt 1

In the first of several shows we get an intro to artificial intelligence, a brief history of the field, and some examples of how AI affects our lives right now.

Also, a poem written by an AI, and a mysteriously dimming star.




Show notes:

Poetry written by computers

Tabby's Star continues to be a mystery

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Some links to get you started on AI

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_intelligence
http://www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/whatisai/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_artificial_intelligence

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Episode 12 - Space Colonies pt 3 - Cryosleep and Embryonic Space Travellers

In this episode we cover other ways we might travel the vastness of space using cryosleep, hibernation, and genetic manipulation with CRISPR.
Also, Carl Sagan's day job, artificial wombs.



Carl Sagan at Wikipedia
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Artificial Wombs
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
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Here's a good video on CRISPR. Easy to understand, but still covers the details of how CRISPR works.

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