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By Ganesh Padmanabhan  |  October 8, 2017  |  Source: LinkedIn I finally watched the movie Ex Machina this weekend (disclosure: I’m not a movie buff, and am always decades behind on movies!). It was a pretty impressive plot, would have liked the screenplay to be a little better. But what stood out for me was the application of the Turing Test to break the frontier – not just testing for human actions, but for human consciousness. I’ll be suspicious of pretty cyborgs from now on. That said, I was trying…

1 year 10 months ago
By Ganesh Padmanabhan  |  October 1, 2017  The internet is ablaze with the news of Artificial Intelligence (AI) being an existential threat, with the update from Facebook on them shutting down a bot framework that developed its own language that human’s couldn’t understand. View here.   I got a call from my mom this morning asking if this is the kind of stuff I’m involved in, trying to eradicate humanity in the process! With all of the conspiracy theories spinning, I wanted to pen down my thoughts on…