We’ve all heard that Artificial Intelligence (AI) could take over a lot of white collar professional jobs.  So could an AI robot pass  the entrance exams of Japan’s top university, The University of Tokyo?

The answer may surprise you.  But what’s more interesting is what AI can currently accomplish without actually understanding “meaning”.  And disturbingly, given AI’s performance, how our education system is lacking.

Watch Noriko Arai’s TED talk here.  (You may want to turn on sub-titles as she can be a bit difficult to understand)

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