One of the World's Best A.I. Computers Is as Smart as a Four Year Old
A team of researchers from the
So computers are bad at meaning and potentially developmentally disabled. We already knew that. They're computers! This should be a good thing for all you future-fearing humanists out there.
Now that we've got smartwatches
However, it's not hard to trick ourselves into believing computers are smarter than that. Last year, a study from the University of Gotheberg took a limited IQ test and
scored a 150
, a score so high it beats 96 percent of humans. The key word in that accomplishment is ""limited"" as the computer took a exam that lacked all verbal tests and therefore made it very computer friendly. (Pro tip: Computers
are really good with numbers
For the brave new breed of A.I. computers, it's a start. This year, they've produced a computer with the IQ of a four-year-old. Next year, they're probably shooting for five. At this rate, we'll be sending this box off to college in a little less than two decades! [ Science Daily ]
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