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The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to fall into the general pit of buzzword-vagueness. Artificial intelligence (AI) often falls into the same trap, particularly with the advent of new terms such as "machine learning," "deep learning," "genetic algorithms," and more.
Episode Summary: Most of us forget that just about a decade ago, Facebook’s software was incapable of tagging people in a photo, but today can so without difficulty, sometimes without us even knowing. Machine vision has progressed to the point where it’s also common for computers to be able to pick out dogs from cats in images, another task that was not possible 10 years ago.
"Machine learning" is a term that's heard more often in startup and big data circles than "artificial intelligence", and interestingly enough, Google Trends confirms what's already heard through the technological grapevine:
The concept of sex with robots has been considered for years, but it was a particularly hot topic in 2015. Aldebaran’s humanoid worker-bot Pepper featured a clause in it’s user agreement plan that prohibited the robot to be used for any “sexual or indecent behavior”. In September, a group of ethicists launched the Campaign Against Sex Robots to challenge the development of sex robots for their potential perpetuation of sexual objectification of women and children.