Why You’re Still Smarter Than A Computer


Computers today are smart. Recently, they’ve mastered the art of one of the most difficult board games. They’ve proven themselves capable of reading human expressions well enough to pick a“most smiled at” ad out of the Super Bowl. And one clever bot recently scored 59% on its 8th grade science test—barely missing the mark for a passing grade.

But despite recent gains in artificial intelligence, humans still best machines at one key task: learning how to see.

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A new report published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) points out that for all our human flaws, we’re still much better than machines at learning how to recognize images, especially the smallest and blurriest.

Click below to read more about the study.

Source: Why You’re Still Smarter Than A Computer

-Hymer

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