When you don’t know what you’re looking for, it’s easier to miss it.
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Those who seek to cause harm are as capable of generating creative ideas as anyone else. Two psychologists and counterterrorism scholars suggest how not to overlook a new danger.
Most of today’s AI’s come to a grinding halt when they encounter unexpected conditions, like a change in the rules of a game.
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Humans often stumble when they encounter the unexpected, but they tend to adapt and move on. Artificial intelligence systems, not so much.
‘Psychedelic,’ an image created by the algorithm AICAN.
An algorithm named AICAN has been ‘taught’ the entire canon of Western art history – and now produces, titles and sells works of its own.
It may take time for a tiny step forward to show its worth.
Scientists are rewarded with funding and publications when they come up with innovative findings. But in the midst of a ‘reproducibility crisis,’ being new isn’t the only thing to value about research.