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Computer Brains

Artificial intelligence is already transforming everything from medicine to music. We speak to three pioneers of this latest industrial revolution.

Artificial intelligence is already transforming everything from medicine to music. Manuela Saragosa speaks to three pioneers of this latest industrial revolution and asks what will be left for us humans to do?

Professor Geoffrey Hinton, a father of AI, explains how neural networks revolutionised Google's translation services, and why we might one day be able to recreate consciousness in silicon.

Ron Gutman of online medical service provider HealthTap introduces Manuela to the latest physician to join their team - Doctor AI. And Ed Newton-Rex, co-founder of music start-up Jukedeck, takes her through his playlist - which was entirely composed by his computer.

(Picture: Visualisation of the AlexNet neural network; Credit: Graphcore)

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Wed 15 Mar 2017 13:32GMT

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