Erik Larson

May 11, 2014

Artificial Intelligence Is Back, Or Not.

Last year John Markoff of the NYT wrote about the rapid advance of Artificial Intelligence . This year, the New Yorker’s Gary Marcus suggests that it’s all hype . Not only hype, but hype again. Marcus, a cognitive psychologist at New York University, seems to have a point: how many times have we heard that the “smart robots” are just around the corner?