AI program passes Japan’s standardized college entrance exam, excels in history and math

Artificial intelligence is one step closer to world domination… that is, if you’re of the opinion that robots will one day overtake humans. Japan’s National Institute of Informatics recently revealed that its AI program has achieved an above-average score on the country’s standardized college entrance exam. As The Wall Street Journal explains, corporate and university researchers have been developing the AI program in question since 2011. This year, the program earned a score of 511 out of a possible 950. That’s well above the national average of 416, the institute said, adding that it’d have an 80 percent chance of being accepted into 33 national universities and 441 private colleges. Of the five subjects the test covers, the institute said its AI performed best in the categories of history and…


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