Researchers lay the groundwork for an AI hive mind

September 15, 2021 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

Intel’s AI division is one of the unsung heroes of the modern machine-learning movement. It’s talented researchers have advanced the state of AI chips, neuromorphic computing, and deep learning. And now they’re turning their sights on the unholy grail of AI: the hive mind. Okay, that might be a tad dramatic. But every great science fiction horror story has to start somewhere. And Intel’s amazing advances in the area of multiagent evolutionary reinforcement learning (MERL) could make a great origin story for the Borg – a sentient AI that assimilates organic species into its hive mind, from Star Trek. MERL,…

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