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Perhaps, if we put bots together the right way, consciousness will simply emerge.
The highlight of an event aimed at AI whizzes was a human simulating a robot that might someday replace a human.
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WIRED’s spiritual advice columnist on emotional connection, continental affairs, and the ulterior motives of chatbots.
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology measures how many photons pass through a chicken. Now, it wants to quantify transparency around algorithms.