Noam Chomsky on Where Artificial Intelligence Went Wrong


If one were to rank a list of civilization's greatest and most elusive intellectual challenges, the problem of 'decoding' ourselves -- understanding the inner workings of our minds and our brains, and how the architecture of these elements is encoded in our genome -- would surely be at the top. Yet the diverse fields that took on this challenge, from philosophy and psychology to computer science and neuroscience, have been fraught with disagreement about the right approach.

The Atlantic (2012)

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