Will Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? An Overview of Recent Approaches To Artificial General Intelligence

The field of Artificial Intelligence was founded upon an ambitious goal – to create machines that can think like humans. Since 2012 much well publicised progress has been made in narrow AI, but what of general artificial intelligence? This essay will cover different approaches to AGI development from four contemporary research groups – namely Numenta, DeepMind, CogPrime and NARS – contrasting their strategies and noting recent progress in each, before considering the future of AGI as a whole.

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