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Below is a link to an article called 'AI: will the machines ever rise up?' which is right for people with an upper-intermediate level of English.

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Article summary:

This article looks at the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI). It firstly looks at how it is represented in fiction (films and TV). It then looks at how AI is used in the present day and in what ways. It ends by discussing the problems of creating AI which thinks like humans beings.

Some of the vocabulary in this article is difficult.

Type of vocabulary used: TV & Movies, Technology, Making Predictions