IBM is building cognitive AI to impact ‘every decision made’

IBM CEO Ginny Rometty talks about the future of AI at Code Conference 2016. Image: lance ulanoff/mashable By Lance Ulanoff2016-06-01 21:46:35 UTC RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, California — The future of artificial intelligence may impact virtually every part of our lives. “If it’s digital, it’ll be cognitive,” explained IBM CEO Ginny Rometty in a wide-ranging discussion with Recode’s Kara Swisher on Wednesday during the annual Code Conference. “In five years, there’s no doubt in my mind that cognitive AI will impact every decision made,” she said. Rometty was explaining just how pervasive IBM’s brand of cognitive computing— currently seen in the form of Watson and its cloud-based cognitive computing engine, which is now involved in everything from cancer research to teaching robots how to speak Japanese— will be in the next five years and beyond.…


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