...Trolls they were, but filled with the evil will of their master: a fell race..
If you're not a terrorist, there is nothing to fear from this.
Seriously? Did you just use that famous quote in the defense of censorship?
That same same sentiment is used satirically to great effect to shame thoughtless censorship for decades.
Wait! Am I being trolled?
Netflix has sponsored a hugely successful AI competition with a grand prize of 1,000,000 dollars.
Amazon uses AI to determine recommendations
US post office use AI so sort mail more accurately than a human and at insane speeds.
AI can beet any human at just about any game, it is even getting pretty good at Go!
Starcraft AI competition was just fun. Overmind use geneitic algorithms and machine learning to fine tune it's response to Starcrafts various enemies.
Your spam filter uses machine learning to better classify spam.
AI biggest is failure is that once AI has solved the problem it becomes an algorithm instead of machine learning. We do all of the work but get non of the glory.
There are only 850 homes that are being serviced at Stanford, mostly faculty (no dorms). Google has plans to scale they're broadband experiment up to 50,000-500,000 homes before their done.
Stanford was selected to be the first because it was small and close to Google's campus. It is essentially the trial run before the really big deployments.
The rest of the communities will be selected before the end of the year.