XPrize And IBM Offer Million For The Best Human-Artificial Intelligence Collaboration

There have been more than 2,100 TED talks delivered. None have been given by a robot. By 2020, that will change. At this year’s TED event, IBM’s Watson team and the XPrize Foundation launched a $5 million prize for the best AI-human collaboration that tackles a world “grand challenge.” The three finalists will demonstrate what they have achieved on the TED stage in 2020 and be judged by the audience. The speakers will either be an AI system or an AI and human working together. The IBM Watson AI XPrize doesn’t have a specific goal. “We’re actually allowing teams to define their own challenge in the area of AI-human collaboration, effectively call their own shot,” says Peter Diamandis, founder and executive chairman of the XPrize. In part, the prize is…


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