"Whether AI2’s research leads to a new generation of thinking machine or just more incremental advances, the project is a clear indication that artificial intelligence has once again become the defining force in the software world.Innovators of Intelligence Look to Past - NYTimes.com
“The narrative has changed,” said Peter Norvig, Google’s director of research. “It has switched from, ‘Isn’t it terrible that artificial intelligence is a failure?’ to ‘Isn’t it terrible that A.I. is a success?’ ”"
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Innovators of Intelligence Look to Past - NYTimes.com
Final paragraphs of an AI reality check; also see Study to Examine Effects of Artificial Intelligence (NYT)