From DeepMind To Watson: Why You Should Learn To Stop Worrying And Love AI

It may not look like one of Isaac Asimov’s robots or sound like HAL from “2001: A Space Odyssey,” but artificial intelligence is here, and it is already having a huge impact on how the world works. From the way you shop for a pair of shoes online to how fast a Formula 1 team can push its car’s engine, AI is helping businesses across the globe save millions by improving performance and efficiency.  Still, problems like trust and security, not to mention fears of the so-called singularity, when artificial intelligence would overtake human thinking, remain hurdles that the technology must overcome before it goes mainstream. AI hit the news this week after a program called AlphaGo, developed by engineers at DeepMind, the AI startup acquired by Google in 2014 for $580 million, defeated the world’s number one Go player Lee Sedol. AlphaGo beat Sedol 4…


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