Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Elf Ranger Test: Dungeons and Dragons, not chess and Go: why AI needs roleplay – Aeon Magazine

My latest piece for Aeon is online, and deals with questions around AI and games – what games might get us closer to human intelligence – and proposes ‘the Elf Ranger Test’ for AI 🙂  

Artificial Intelligence Ghost Stories

Would you like a story today? Are you sitting comfortably? Good, then I will begin. A married couple are sitting on their couch watching the film Alien: Covenant one evening. She’s seen it before and found some of it disturbing, so she’s not sure she wants to watch it again. He’s seen every Alien film […]