Researchers have shown that machines are inching closer to self-learning, and perhaps even copping a little attitude.
Over at Google, a computer program using a database of movie scripts was asked again and again by researchers to define morality. It struggles to do so, and in a conversation recorded by its human engineers, becomes exasperated and ends the conversation by lashing out at its human inquisitor.
Eerie. The full paper is more interesting.
Before you get too freaked out, try translating two normally sized english sentences with Google Translate to french and then back to english.
A.I. has some way to go, yes?