Re: David Brin's latest novel, and a TED talk
My Name Is Legion wrote:
Two articles full of generalizations, unsupported declarations and failures to define, much less critically examine the broadest of assumptions?
Speech recognition appears to be the one concrete accomplishment that, for some reason, AI enthusiasts claim as evidence of progress. It's not really that at all.
I guess if one doesn't know anything about software development one might be impressed.
Actually this assumption is incorrect, and know that based on an expert, so I'll take his informed opinion over yours any day.
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. Carl Sagan