Skynet Is Not Coming: The Myths and Realities of Artificial Intelligence

With the summer blockbuster movie season in full swing, it is tempting to give in to the fantasies that Hollywood produces – whether it be ghosts running wild in New York City, taking the Enterprise to the neutral zone at warp speed or the rise of malevolent machines. The reality of artificial intelligence (AI) is much more mundane, but holds out great hope for providing technologies and applications that can save lives, improve productivity and make our nation more energy efficient. Businesses across the nation, in fact, are in the midst of an innovation revolution when it comes to artificial intelligence — with applications emerging or already in use in the health care, energy, environmental, auto and educational sectors, to name a few. AI is, in reality, a practical software…


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