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Found 10 stories and posts tagged 'artificial intelligence'.



Beth Goder

The Great Scientist Rivalry on Planet Sourdough

Published May 10, 2019 · 6,123 words (23 minutes) · 1 like · 31 views

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Sean Ferrell

Building an Elephant

Published Mar 26, 2019 · 7,584 words (28 minutes) · 1 like · 65 views

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When the neighbors show off their off-the-lot new elephant for everyone to see, Mike's dad decides to build his own out of spare parts. Getting it to work might mean Mike betrays himself and the neighbors' trust. [Building an Elephant was originally published by Adirondack Review: It won the Fulton Prize for Fiction.]

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Phillip T. Stephens

Still Life With Suits: Deconstructing algorithms of will

Published Mar 24, 2019 · 2,456 words (9 minutes)

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Artificial intelligence, marketing simulations and the possible end of the world.



Hal Y. Zhang

Jurassic Jaws Jones

Published Feb 26, 2019 · 874 words (4 minutes) · 71 views

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So you want to be an actor, huh?



Shane Halbach

Human in the Loop

Published Jan 10, 2019 · 1,627 words (6 minutes) · 96 views

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If an automated vehicle had a crash, say, and someone dies, who is responsible? The “driver” who was behind the wheel at the time? The manufacturer who perhaps installed faulty software? The regulatory agency who allowed these vehicles on the road? The software developer who wrote the algorithm? What about in the case of emergent behavior; actions that were not explicitly programmed by anybody but instead emerged organically from an artificial neural network?

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Wendy Nikel

Canary's Refuge

Published Jan 1, 2019 · 4,061 words (15 minutes) · 108 views

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A cyborg miner uncovers a rebellion plot against the sentient ship which has kept them alive since Earth’s demise.

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At The Cave’s Opening


Wendy Nikel

The Astronaut of the Shalott

Published Nov 30, 2018 · 1,858 words (7 minutes) · 194 views

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A woman isolated in space longs for a way to connect with humanity.

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Graham Robert Scott

Cold Comforts

Published Oct 27, 2018 · 939 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 116 views

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A story of pale imitations and compounded grief.

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Renee Carter Hall


Published Sep 18, 2017 · 288 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 307 views

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The humans are long gone, but their creations still struggle to find purpose.

What does the bird signification?


Renee Carter Hall

The Bear With the Quantum Heart

Published Sep 18, 2017 · 3,910 words (15 minutes) · 318 views

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As a state-of-the-art educational toy, Bear's programming allows him to adapt to his child's changing needs. But when Kayla becomes a teenager, Bear finds that programming adapting in unexpected ways...