A geewhiz article about AI in the NYTimes...


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Posted by Shivakumar Viswanathan on July 18, 2006 at 07:42:30:


...though without a single word about ALife, EC or
bottom-up AI :(

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Brainy Robots Start Stepping Into Daily Life
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"Robot cars drive themselves across the desert, electronic eyes perform
lifeguard duty in swimming pools and virtual enemies with humanlike
behavior battle video game players.

These are some fruits of the research field known as artificial
intelligence, where reality is finally catching up to the science-fiction
hype. A half-century after the term was coined, both scientists and
engineers say they are making rapid progress in simulating the human
brain, and their work is finding its way into a new wave of real-world
products...."

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/18/technology/18brain.html?hp&ex=1153281600&en=cb70ee5fcde95dea&ei=5094&partner=homepage


:shiva




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