Sunday, May 1, 2016

S 13 Open Source and AI

In 2015 there was an explosion in Artificial Intelligence research and development. Facebook and Google have open-sourced both A.I. software and hardware. Since the iPhone, there have been personal digital assistants that are used in our everyday lives such as Siri, Google NOW, and Cortana. But along with all of this innovation there is controversy on the potential of A.I. and how to stop it if it reaches a point of intelligence higher than humans.

1.  What is "Open Source?"  What does it mean for you?

2.  What do you know about AI?  What does it mean?  What are the implications of its wide spread development?

3.  Read the article.  Link at top.  What parts of the article did you find most interesting?  Why?