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Comment: Re:Breaking news! (Score 1) 148 148

Some of my previous jobs involved programmed AI game opponents for action games. As anyone who's faced an aim-bot knows, there's no real challenge for computers to perform many of the tasks humans find difficult, like putting a bullet through a moving target's forehead.

Then why did Steven Polge resort to making the ReaperBot cheat?

Comment: Re:Bad comparaison (Score 3, Interesting) 135 135

Call me a sceptic if you like; but I read the summary like this...

Apple says this in a press release. Hollywood can provably be seen to have done this but not as well.
Apple says that in a press release, Hollywood can provably be seen to have done that but not as well.

Since when did Slashdot become a place for Apple press releases to be hyped up more than they are already?

This is a Slashvertisment... Someone needs to create an ad blocker for these kinds of things!

Comment: Re:Does the job still get done? (Score 1) 688 688

If the job still gets done it's a good thing that jobs gets replaced by AI.
The flaw isn't in who does the work, but how the economic system around it is set up.

But how do we improve the economy when the economists in TFA can't agree?!

We should replace them with AI!

Comment: Re:Horseshit (Score 1) 125 125

"The research could be used for health-tracking apps, baby monitors, and for the military and law enforcement."

The Google Maps cars could use it to automatically update your Google Fit account whist their stealing your wi-fi data and photographing your front door! How's that for progress!

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