Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

Vint Cerf on Talking Back to the Machine

“…anyone who has used a voice-enabled navigation system will have encountered the ‘recalculating’ phenomenon when you miss a turn. I admit that after several of these incidents, I’m convinced the robot speaker sounds increasingly impatient and cynical, leaving off the … Continue reading

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This Day In Information: Giant Brains

Today in 1996, the US Postal Office introduced a special “Computer Technology” stamp to mark the fiftieth anniversary of ENIAC, the first large-scale, electronic digital computer. The stamp shows an image of a brain partially covered by small blocs that … Continue reading

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