No Industry Can Afford to Ignore Artificial Intelligence

No Industry Can Afford to Ignore Artificial Intelligence MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital conference will explore and explain how artificial intelligence is transforming all kinds of business. Sixty years ago this summer, four computer science professors established a summer project aimed at creating “artificial intelligence”—the first time this phrase was ever used. The hope was to figure out how to make machines use language and perform abstract thought. “We think that a significant advance can be made if a carefully selected group of scientists work on it together for a summer,” the now famous project proposal said. In retrospect that was almost hubristically optimistic. We still don’t have software that can talk or write as we do, or perform abstract reasoning. Yet in recent years software has become capable of…


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