Artificial intelligence: Getting as good as the real thing

Like electricity transformed everything we do, artificial intelligence will reshape our world. AI, essentially intelligent machines, well could change industries from retail to finance to transportation.That will change our lives, said a panel of experts Monday discussing “The State of AI” at the EmTech Digital Conference in San Francisco. And just how all companies use the Internet, they may need to start expanding their data teams. Three of the biggest experts in artificial intelligence, Andrew Ng, Peter Norvig and Oren Etzioni, say despite its recent boom, AI still has a long way to go. Jeremy Portje/PortjePhoto “Today, we’re in a stage where companies are hiring a chief data officer,” said Andrew Ng, the chief scientist at China’s search giant Baidu. “Maybe in the future they will hire a chief AI…


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