Yigal Arens

Information Sciences Institute

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Director of the Intelligent Systems division for the Information Sciences Insitute

Yigal Arens on KCRW

In 1997, when IBM’s “Deep Blue” beat chess master Garry Kasparov, it seemed like the computers were on the verge of taking over.

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In 1997, when IBM’s “Deep Blue” beat chess master Garry Kasparov, it seemed like the computers were on the verge of taking over.

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Filmmakers have always been fascinated by artificial intelligence.

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Filmmakers have always been fascinated by artificial intelligence.

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