AI is not new, so why suddenly does it matter?

AI is not new, so why suddenly does it matter? Rory Cellan-Jones Technology correspondent 13 September 2015 From the section Technology Image copyright Getty Images Here come the Intelligent Machines.This week on the BBC you may get the impression that the robots have taken over. Every day, under the banner Intelligent Machines, we will bring you stories on online, TV, radio about advances in artificial intelligence and robotics and what they could mean for us all.We will ask whether whether smarter robots and more advanced algorithms will take over all sorts of tasks that we thought were the preserve of humans, posing a threat to employment. We will explore the ethical concerns about artificial intelligence, from the fear that computers will come to dominate humans to the question of who…


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