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Stephen Downes

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Another thing "AI can't do" that it can do. "Their findings, reported in the journal Science (8 page PDF), showed that the model, or neural network, could, in fact, learn a substantial number of words and concepts using limited slices of what the child experienced. That is, the video only captured about 1% of the child's waking hours, but that was sufficient for genuine language learning." Which should surprise no one because (as we have been saying here for almost a quarter century) learning is the training of a neural network through experience, in both humans and machines.

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