“One thing that we do not have yet are ‘general-purpose’ AI machines, which use the same internal brain to do many different tasks, like play Go, understand text and play violin, for example,” said Precup. This is the next frontier, but we are still quite far from it, she added.
Microsoft said on Sunday that it was working on projects in the area of general intelligence. AI researchers have been able to develop tools, to recognize words for example, but have not been able to combine the skills effortlessly as humans do, it added.
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