Advantages of Artificial Intelligence in Virtual Worlds While we…

December 17, 2008
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Advantages of Artificial Intelligence in Virtual Worlds

While we already deal with some virtual AI — notably in action games against computer-controlled “bots” or challenging a computer opponent to chess — the work of Novamente, Electric Sheep Company and other firms has the potential to initiate a new age of virtual AI, one where, for better or worse, humans and artificial intelligences could potentially be indistinguishable.


Advantages of Artificial Intelligence in Virtual Worlds

While we already deal with some virtual AI — notably in action games against computer-controlled “bots” or challenging a computer opponent to chess — the work of Novamente, Electric Sheep Company and other firms has the potential to initiate a new age of virtual AI, one where, for better or worse, humans and artificial intelligences could potentially be indistinguishable.
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