Without fully understanding what makes humans tick, scientists won’t be able to create artificial intelligence that thinks like a human mind. Writing for Wired, Shaun Raviv has written a fascinating portrait of British neuroscientist Karl Friston, who claims to have found the core principle driving all living things. Now AI developers are thinking about using the same method to take AI to the next level. Raviv’s fascinating essay highlights the close connections between philosophy and artificial intelligence.
4 min read · 216 saves · Jan 11th · Forest Agostinelli · AI algorithms can solve hard problems and learn incredible tasks, but they can't explain how they do these things. If researchers can build explainable AI, it could lead to a flood of new knowledge.