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Why scientists just had a brainwave in quest for artificial intelligence

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

In 1990 a paper curiously-titled "Elephants don't play chess", published by Australian roboticist Rodney Brooks, ushered in the idea that artificial intelligence could become smarter by learning as the human brain does. Building simple connections that gradually become more complex could help AI emulate the way we think.

Whether AI can replicate neuroscience has been a subject of great debate, with researchers on both sides of the equation attempting to learn from each other to see if mach...