Factor Magazine 21: The True State of Artificial Intelligence

In the latest issue of Factor, we look at the current state of AI, separating the myth from the reality to determine what’s really possible now, and what could be in the future.

From behaviour-recognising algorithms to emotionally savvy AI, we look at artificial intelligence’s most sophisticated understanding of humans, as well as finding out what Mark Zuckerberg is planning for his personal robot butler. We also consider why AI is still so far behind when it comes to translation, and ask whether a real-life Dr Susan Calvin, Asimov’s robot psychologist, could ever be needed.

Plus there’s an interview with the inventor of Tetris, Alexey Pajitnov, about how the timeless game came to be.

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