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I love Lucy

For 50 years, scientists across the world have dedicated themselves to inventing a Robot that, like Pinocchio, will come to life. This Herculean endeavour is known as the race to create AI - artificial intelligence. It is a Tuesday in late September. I'm on my way to meet Lucy, who is coming to life. Lucy, it is said, is the world's most artificially intelligent robot. For one so brilliant, it's a surprise that Lucy does not live in Harvard or MIT. She lives near Weston-super-Mare, on a table in a shed in a back garden down a country lane. From her photographs, she looks like an enraged ape

Category : Articles
Year : 2002
Submitted : 6th, August 2008