The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


To carve is to cut or shape something with a sharp object. Carving is often used to make objects look more beautiful or artistic.

  • The artist carved the statue of the goddess using a very sharp knife.
  • The sculptor was carving the statue of a woman when he found her.

Frustrates means to make something difficult or impossible. When you frustrate a machine, you make it difficult for it to work properly.

  • The machine was frustratingly slow.
  • The system was frustratingly complex.

Repetitiveness is the tendency to do something over and over again. If you are repetitive, you might do something the same way every time, or you might do it the same way every time you encounter the same situation.

  • She is very repetitive, and always does the same thing when she's nervous.
  • The teacher is trying to combat the repetitiveness by giving the students different assignments.

Autonomously means without help. When you say that something is autonomously done, you mean that it was done without any help from anyone else.

  • The computer was autonomously able to identify the virus.
  • The plant was autonomously able to grow in the new soil.

A pothole is a hole in the road that is usually caused by rain or snow. When the weather is bad, the ground can collapse, and the hole becomes a pothole.

  • I saw a big pothole in the road.
  • The road is in pretty bad condition, with a lot of potholes.

When something is perceptually (or visually) impaired, it means that they cannot see or understand things the way that normal people do. This might be because they have a vision problem, or because they are deaf.

  • She is perceptually impaired, which means that she can't see very well.
  • He is perceptually impaired, which means that he can't hear very well.

To cognitively is to think about something in a logical way. When you cognitively think about a problem, you try to figure out all of the possible solutions.

  • He cognitively thought about the problem for hours before he came up with a solution.
  • The students were asked to cognitively think about the problem before they came up with a solution.