“The First Church of Robotics”
Jaron Lanier, author of "You Are Not a Gadget," writes about advances in artificial intelligence in this New York Times op-ed.
“The Fate of the Semantic Web”
A survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found sharply divided opinions about the likelihood that the visionary ideals of those who are building the semantic Web will be realized.
“Web 3.0,” The Movie
A documentary by Kate Ray examines the next stage of the Internet and how to deal with the billions and billions of pages soon to exist.
“Putting a Price on Words”
Andrew Rice writes in The New York Times Magazine about the value of what journalists produce in a world in which algorithms can determine what topics will be covered based on search trends.
The Automated Learning Group
This program of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications works on new projects to analyze data.
“Stephen Wolfram: Computing a Theory of Everything”
In a TED2010 Talk, WolframAlpha creator Stephen Wolfram discusses his goal of making all knowledge computational.
“What Is I.B.M.'s Watson?”
The New York Times Magazine profiles Watson, I.B.M.'s supercomputer that can answer language-based Jeopardy! questions. The computer is expected to go up against some of the show's best former players later this year.