Can You Squeeze Real Value from Artificial Intelligence?

It’s 1985 and I’m at UCLA, attending my very first International Joint Conference on artificial intelligence. As a young researcher tasked with pioneering AI in my corporate research lab, this is an exciting opportunity. We are at the very peak of the AI hype curve. This is no ordinary academic conference. The Japanese had announced their 5th Generation computing project that promised fundamental logical processing. The USA responded with a 10 year research project CyC to give computers common sense reasoning power. HAL 2001 still had 16 years to come to fruition. And we were just a hop step and jump from Silicon Valley. The exhibition area would have made CeBIT proud. The Turing Test The talk is all about the LISP machine, custom built for AI applications. For a…


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