The New X Prize Will Award Million for Innovation in Artificial Intelligence

X Prize Foundation head Peter Diamandis and IBM Watson general manager David Kenny announced Wednesday morning that the organizations are teaming up to launch a competition in which international teams will race to design some impressive new artificial intelligence tech by 2020. Artificial intelligence is a fitting topic for the latest X Prize, which has been throwing millions of dollars at insane, impossible-sounding projects for 21 years. Artificial intelligence is in vogue, with everyone from Google to the US military investing in its development, but scientists are still trying to figure out how to get AI to complete even basic human tasks. For example, walking on uneven ground or learning how to do something without forgetting the last thing it learned have proven difficult for machines. The X Prize’s AI…


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