AI in the News - #7

December 14, 2015 | Earl Wajenberg

Artificial Creativity  (

A company called Epagogix is using its neural network to both evaluate movie scripts and recommend improvements, and to create novel pictures.  Similar projects are writing novels and music by AI.

Responsible Robotics  (

The above shows how robots is galloping ahead into new fields.  Prof. Noel Sharkey of the University of Sheffield, UK, is concerned that this is going on with not much forethought, and so has founded the Foundation for Responsible Robotics, to address questions of what we ought to let robots do.

OpenAI  (Science Daily)

Elon Musk, of Tesla Motors, believes that if AI is to be developed responsibly, it should be developed out in the open, where everyone can see what is being done, so he is backing OpenAI, a non-profit research company for open-source AI.