Misunderstanding AI

I’m not sure anyone can disagree that there is over-hype of AI by pundits who claim it’s the next technological magic bullet, particularly those who subtitle their books When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence. However, any article which starts its argument with “First, AI is a technological backwater.” needs to seriously look at what definition of “AI” they are using, and if they are limiting themselves to only the “building mechanical people” definition, they need to be slapped around. And then shown the ongoing research in and applications of learning, and machine vision, and planning. And then slapped around some more. … Continue reading Misunderstanding AI