Project Idea: AI that determines the intention behind statements made

There's two reasons why I've brainstormed this idea. 1) I believe, for analyses of statements made by government and NGO representatives, it's more important to have intention-checkers than fact-checkers. I can forgive the dissemination of false information if the intentions were virtuous, but if someone's intentions are malicious or misrepresented, than I don't even care … Continue reading Project Idea: AI that determines the intention behind statements made

My own version of the Turing test (developed from a literary life), and no AI is even close

After a decade of studying and practicing the art of writing dialogue (for a novel), I learned a valuable lesson about finding good dialogue writing, and that lesson evolved into a deeper understanding of human communication, and the true work that will be required for immitating human communication. First, a listener's response to a speaker … Continue reading My own version of the Turing test (developed from a literary life), and no AI is even close

Why teaching a computer to remember computing is the first step to constructing consciousness in AI

This article is also a GitHub page and Python project: https://github.com/MalcolmAR/ConsciousHabitTracker Because The Pressure of Light: how consciousness creates permanence in a universe of infinite-heterogeneity contributes to an understanding of consciousness, and because it's both helpful and fashionable to consider all meaningful theories regarding consciousness in the light of artificial intelligence, I'm writing this exposition … Continue reading Why teaching a computer to remember computing is the first step to constructing consciousness in AI

Can Artificial Intelligence help find alien intelligence?

Artist’s impression of Proxima b, a planet orbiting the star Proxima Centauri within the closest known star system outside of our solar system. (ESO/M. Kornmesser), CC BY-SA By Michael P. Oman-Reagan, Memorial University of Newfoundland In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), we’ve often looked for signs of intelligence, technology and communication that are similar … Continue reading Can Artificial Intelligence help find alien intelligence?