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Google and Blizzard launch a new AI research platform for RTS games

AI managed to defeat the best Dota 2 players in the world in 1-vs-1 matches at Valve’s recent tournament. It appears that artificial intelligence is going to play an important role in real-time strategy games in the future, as two tech giants shook hands and launched a new AI research platform for …

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Replika is an AI chatbot that you can use to create your own virtual clone

Replika is an impressive AI chatbot that you can teach to become you. As you talk to it, the system learns to talk like you and even mimic your personality. Some of you may find this a little bit creepy. However, we tested the tool and we guarantee you that …

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Google creates AI agents that can imagine and plan

Google’s research engineers managed to create AI agents that can make plans and predict the consequences of their actions. In others words, AI can now imagine what could happen in the future based on current facts and situations. Imagination is a powerful tool of human cognition and a distinctive feature …

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A novel AI algorithm improves machine translation accuracy

Machine translation is a fast developing field where researchers make constant breakthroughs. Despite the huge progress achieved over the last years, machines are still not capable of delivering high quality translations. Language is ambiguous due to the contextual elements humans that embed into it. Words are important vehicles of communication, …

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Facebook’s AI bots have learned the art of lying

We trust machines because they do what we tell them to. If we want a robot to help us clean the house, we simply program it for the respective task and that’s it. Machines don’t have feelings and they could never behave in a dishonest way because we haven’t taught …