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What's Changing? - Artificial Intelligence

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Please see below for the latest developments artificial intelligence (AI).


April 2018

  • According to McKinsey, AI stands out as a transformational technology of our digital age, and its practical application throughout the economy is growing apace. For its briefing, Notes from the AI frontier: Insights from hundreds of use cases, McKinsey mapped both traditional analytics and newer “deep learning” techniques and the problems they can solve to more than 400 specific use cases in companies and organisations.
  • A new SAS eBook summarised answers and results of recent interviews with business leaders that explored enterprise readiness for AI, Based on the results of that survey, this eBook delves into the biggest opportunities and challenges organisations recognise on their way to AI adoption.
  • A case for broadening the study of machine behaviour. These AI systems “are a new class of agents that inhabit our world. We must use every tool at our disposal to understand and regulate their impact on the human race.”
  • We are here to create” is an interview with Kai-Fu Lee, pioneering AI researcher and head of one of China’s Top VC firms. He’s been frank about the risks: “We’re all going to face a very challenging next fifteen or twenty years, when half of the jobs are going to be replaced by machines.

Sources: Exponential View, Azeem Azhar's Wondermissive: Future, Tech & Society