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Flirting with the Future:
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Flirting with the Future:

Last Updated on March 28, 2024 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Dr. Ali Hechmi Raddaoui

Originally published on Towards AI.

Figure 01 runs up for the Turing Crown
Figure 01 leading the competition for the Turning Test. Open AI

The latest video release by Figure on March 13, 2024, invites an appraisal of how far along we are on the journey to AGI status. What AGI attributes are there in the real-time conversation between Corey Lynch, the Senior AI engineer at Figure, and his robotic counterpart, Figure A1? What additional attributes do we expect in the next Figure 01 iteration to bring it closer to the Singularity? Based on this conversation, can Figure 01 pass the Turing Test?

A natural conversation with Figure 01. Source: Figure

In this video, Corey is testing the robot’s capabilities to perform tasks like identifying an apple, collecting trash, and placing dishes in a rack, all while conversing and answering questions​. “Our robot can describe its visual experience, plan future actions, reflect on its memory, and explain its reasoning verbally.”

Before answering these questions, look at the video transcript. In the second column, Corey asks the questions. In the third, Figure 01 responds. Column four is for the narrative stage directions or action tags necessary for the reader to visualize the scene.

The conversation between Corey and Figure 01. Source: Raddaoui, AH.Figure 01 is about to be crowned…. Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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