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The Unexpected and the Myth of Creative Computers – Part II

Robert J. Marks talks with Larry L. Linenschmidt of the Hill Country Institute about the misattribution of creativity and understanding to computers. This is Part 2 of 2 parts.

Other Larry L. Linenschmidt podcasts from the Hill Country Institute are available at HillCountryInstitute.org. We appreciate the permission of the Hill Country Institute to rebroadcast this podcast on Mind Matters.

Show Notes

  • 02:15 | What are things that computers will never be able to do?
  • 02:30 | Computers and creativity
  • 03:16 | Qualia
  • 03:59 | Do computers understand things?
  • 08:03 | Computers and ambiguity
  • 09:43 | Computers winning Go
  • 12:01 | The Algorithm-of-the-Gaps
  • 13:33 | Art by artificial intelligence
  • 16:49 | A computer is as good as its programmer
  • 19:35 | AI and self-learning
  • 21:32 | Swarm intelligence and unexpected solutions
  • 23:22 | Developing neural networks
  • 25:00 | Ethics and the misuse of artificial intelligence

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The Unexpected and the Myth of Creative Computers – Part II