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AI Is Stuck. Let's Unstick It.

Gary Marcus is a professor of psychology and neural science at New York University.; Gary Marcus is a professor of psychology and neural science at New York University.

Artificial Intelligence is colossally hyped these days, but the dirty little secret is that it still has a long, long way to go. Sure, AI systems have mastered an array of games, from chess and Go to “Jeopardy” and poker, but the technology continues to struggle in the real world. Robots fall over while opening doors, prototype driverless cars frequently need human intervention, and nobody has yet

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