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AI & Video Games, Tricky Chatbots and More…

Posted on June 22, 2017

AI and video games (again) Vicarious (a buzzy Silicon Valley company developing AI for robots) say they have a new and crazy-good AI technique called Schema Networks. The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence and others seem pretty skeptical and demand a throw-down challenge with AlphaGo (or, failing that, some peer-reviewed papers with commonly used terms and a […]

AI Hedge Funds, Corporate Inequality & Microdosing LSD

Posted on April 18, 2017

Allow me to reintroduce Neville Crawley. Neville Crawley is not only an Epsilon Theory fellow traveler and recent podcast guest, he’s also a brilliant technologist. As part of the ET 2.0 expanded sandbox, I’ve asked Neville to write a weekly-ish “Down the Rabbit Hole” column with his observations on what he calls Big Compute, I […]