We Are Already Experiencing The Rise Of Artificial Intelligence

ADVERTISEMENT Every Monday morning, 75 million Spotify users logon to their devices and play a “Discover Weekly” playlist that’s been curated to their musical preferences. Unbeknownst to many, the custom playlist they’re enjoying was curated by a machine learning algorithm that has learned their unique musical preferences based on previous interactions with songs, musicians, and playlists. Machine learning, and a more advanced technology called deep learning, are types of artificial intelligence that allow a computer to learn information based on the data it is given. To borrow the words of Drew Breunig, “In a nutshell, deep learning is human recognition at computer scale.” Essentially, the more information the computer is given, the better it can learn — and in the case of platforms like Spotify or Netflix, the more interaction…


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