These days, talking to a bot is commonplace. Think Siri, or your chatty banking app. But you wouldn't talk to your toaster like you talk to a friend — unless your toaster had a great sense of humor. RYGERSZEM/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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As the presence of artificial intelligence continues to grow in the world, industry leaders and scholars are starting to explore the ethics surrounding the science. Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scholars Delve Deeper Into The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence

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World chess champion Magnes Carlsen (right) won't play his computer or play the game like a computer. Instead, he chooses his strategy based on what he knows about his opponent. Sebastian Reuter/Getty Images for World Chess by Agon Limited hide caption

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20 Years Later, Humans Still No Match For Computers On The Chessboard

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Tech Group To Set Industry Standards For Artificial Intelligence

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Words classified according to their gender, as the word embedding sees it. Words below the line are words that (generally) should be gendered, while words above the line are problematic if gendered. Adam Kalai hide caption

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Silicon Valley engineer Bindu Reddy created the new social network Candid that facilitates online conversations without trolls. Courtesy of Bindu Reddy hide caption

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Can Candid Conversations Happen Online Without The Trolls?

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A "new" Rembrandt portrait is actually the creation of a 3-D printer — and a statistical analysis of 346 paintings by the Dutch master. Robert Harrison/J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam hide caption

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A 'New' Rembrandt: From The Frontiers Of AI And Not The Artist's Atelier

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South Korean professional Go player Lee Sedol reviews the match with other professional Go players after the fourth match against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo. Handout/Getty Images hide caption

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Achievement Unlocked: Google AlphaGo A.I. Wins Go Series, 4-1

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Journalists watch a big screen showing live footage of the third game of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match between Lee Sedol, one of the greatest modern players of the ancient board game Go, and the Google-developed supercomputer AlphaGo at a hotel in Seoul on Saturday. AlphaGo won, clinching its victory in the best-of-5 match. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean Go player Lee Sedol reviews the match after resigning, giving Google's artificial intelligence program AlphaGo a two-game lead in their five-game series in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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Champion professional Go player Lee Sedol (right) makes a move in his match against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, at the Google DeepMind Challenge Match in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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