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Yigal Arens

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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.

OK Go

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

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Filmmakers have always been fascinated by artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence

Filmmakers have always been fascinated by artificial intelligence.

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