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Episode Info: Today, technology is moving faster than ever. What crazy new technologies do you think we’ll have in the near future? In today’s Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne have a conversation about one of the most exciting new technologies: artificial intelligence. Join them as they discuss a possible future where machines can think like human beings!    Fun fact Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a concept with a receding definition. This means that what we consider AI today will no longer be considered AI in the future. This is because once people understand how something “intelligent” works, they no longer believe it is truly intelligent. For example, Apple’s Siri would have been considered marvellous AI 40 or 50 years ago, but today people understand it as voice recognition software, not as artificial intelligence. Expressions included in the learning materials * Gloom and doom * To put on your thinking cap * Rip it off like a Band-Aid * To take over * Robot For a complete transcript, click:    Sample transcript Andrew:           Some people are really interested in artificial intelligence and the role that it will play in the future. Other people don’t care at all. So I would say that I’m in the first camp. I really am interested in this topic. What about you, Suzanne? Are you interested in it? Have you thought about it much? What camp are you in? Suzanne:        I’m definitely not in the camp of I don’t care or don’t think about it. I have only seen examples of artificial intelligence on TV or in movies. But I haven’t really experienced artificial intelligence, except for my robot, Susan. Ugh … I do think about it, but it kind of scares me because I find the human qualities and human connections so important in the world that I get kind of scared that maybe robots would take over the world. Andrew:           Well, you’re not alone in this thought, because some of the world’s sRead more »

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