articles tagged: intelligence
why the iq police won’t come after you with a brain scanner
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why the iq police won’t come after you with a brain scanner

A new study showing that your through patterns are unique enough to be seen on a brain scan is being misinterpreted as a test run of an IQ detector.

why my dog is smarter than your a.i.
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why my dog is smarter than your a.i.

When thinking about AI, we often focus on human analogs. But what if we consider a non-human intelligence for a change?

measuring a computer’s iq the singularity way
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measuring a computer’s iq the singularity way

Another day, another Singularitarian idea for measuring artificial intelligence, this time, through statistical problem solving.

what babies can tell us about the future of a.i.
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what babies can tell us about the future of a.i.

Could babies show future robots the proper way to interact with other humans?

why defining a.i. is harder than it looks
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why defining a.i. is harder than it looks

For nearly than half a century, the consensus on what makes a machine intelligent has eluded the computer science field, and it's not getting any easier with more time and new technology.

why iq isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be
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why iq isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be

A high IQ score might make you feel good, but it seems to have relatively few real world advantages.

does high iq equal longer life?
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does high iq equal longer life?

Ultimately, there's only so much we can do against death, but having a higher IQ may give you a very, very slight edge...