The CEO of a mysterious company backed by Elon Musk says we’re talking about AI all wrong

JD Hancock/Flickr Artificial intelligence (AI) can mean a lot of things. It can include anything from digital assistants to warehouse robots. The algorithms used to power those devices are in almost everything — if it has wires and computer chips, it likely uses some form of AI. But Scott Phoenix, the cofounder of AI company Vicarious, said we shouldn’t be referring to all these things as AI. “AI has become a very diffusely defined term that can be applied to anything,” Phoenix told Tech Insider. “They talk about it in terms of this spam filter … or they’ll talk about Google self-driving cars having AI because they can drive a car. It’s very rapidly becoming a word that just means the system can do stuff you want it to.” According to…


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