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Making its official debut in Houston, Artificial Intelligence: Your Mind & The Machine is the first traveling museum exhibition to focus on the reality and relevance of artificial intelligence. The exhibit will run at The John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science until Monday, September 7, 2020.
Artificial Intelligence: Your Mind & The Machine is designed to appeal to visitors of all ages, presenting technology in easy-to-understand terms with accessible games and hands-on interactives. In the exhibit, kids and adults explore what "smart machines" are and how they work.
Visitors will also get to interact with numerous examples of practical AI: computers translating stories into different languages; an “intelligent piano player” that helps make any person sound like a virtuoso; a real-time AI “painter,” that creates real-time images of visitors in different classical art styles; applications that try to guess visitors’ emotions and ages; software that recognizes objects around it; and much more.
The exhibit also shows how the human brain goes through the process of learning, and how that is different from trying to teach a machine to “think.” Using games and puzzles, visitors try to figure out the best solutions to simple and not-so-simple tasks. Humans learn many skills through trial-and-error and repetition. Artificial intelligence does the same thing by using math.
For more information or to register, please visit https://www.thehealthmuseum.org/exhibit/ai-artificial-intelligence-your-mind-machine.
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