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Can AI actually think like a human scientist?

One of the big challenges for artificial intelligence developers is building a system that can interpret and understand the world aound it — just look at how long it’s taking to build capable self-driving cars.To probe that challenge, MIT physicists Max Tegmark and Tailin Wu generated a series of simulated worlds in which a ball bounced through areas affected by gravitational and electric fields, according to MIT Technology Review. They fed that data into a custom-built AI system and tasked it with figuring
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I don't believe it can. One day maybe. But not today.
There's more than logic involved in human thought processes, and I don't think we've successfully identified what exactly that is. We have to know what "it" is before we can build "it" into a machine.

This line from the piece: " just look at how long it’s taking to build capable self-driving cars."
In my opinion, that's impatiences speaking.
The desire for instant gratification is a dangerous trait. Time cultivates wisdom.

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