The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence

Attempts to create fully conscious Artificial Intelligence (AI) have seen extraordinary progress in recent decades. However, AI has been a source of fascination, a quest and a challenge for thinkers and scientists throughout recorded history. The history of AI can be said to begin with Greek myths and philosophers. Antiquity Myths and tales from antiquity frequently feature characters that could be described as intelligent robots. For example, Talos was an automaton that protected Crete from invaders. Similarly, many myths also feature artificial beings. Some of these include Galatea, a carved statue that came to life, and Pandora, a human woman …

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