Author: Matthew Gwynfryn Thomas and Djuke Veldhuis

Can a Robot Guess What You’re Thinking?

Matthew Gwynfryn Thomas and Djuke Veldhuis , August 5th, 2020


What on earth are you thinking? Other people think they know, and many could make a pretty decent guess, simply from observing your behavior for a short while….


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Is Artificial Intelligence Magic?

Matthew Gwynfryn Thomas and Djuke Veldhuis , December 12th, 2019


Artificial intelligence can perform feats that seem like sorcery. AI can drive cars and fly drones. It can compose original music, write poetry that isn’t too awful, and…


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Your Body as Part Machine

Matthew Gwynfryn Thomas and Djuke Veldhuis , November 15th, 2019


When you hear the word “cyborg,” scenes from the 1980s films RoboCop or The Terminator might spring to mind. But the futuristic characters made famous in those films…


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The Age of Cultured Machines

Matthew Gwynfryn Thomas and Djuke Veldhuis , June 26th, 2018


Two robots traverse the desert floor. Explosions from a decades-old conflict have left a pockmarked and unstable territory, though many more improvised bombs lie concealed in its vast…


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What If Machines Could Learn the Way Children Do?

Matthew Gwynfryn Thomas and Djuke Veldhuis , March 21st, 2018


A good number of us shout at our laptops when they misbehave, often to no avail. Perhaps soon they will listen. Could we one day teach them—much like…


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Learning to Trust Machines That Learn

Matthew Gwynfryn Thomas and Djuke Veldhuis , October 11th, 2017


Imagine lying on a hospital bed. Doctors with grave expressions hover. One leans down to tell you that you are terribly sick and says they recommend a risky…


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