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The successes achievable today with AI are remarkable, with our current "state-of-the-art" AI breaking through significant milestones, such as processing natural language in real-time, and beating top poker players and the world champion in the ancient game of Go.


  • Helpful in discussing the capabilities of current AI capabilities is use of a finer scale than the bipolar weak-strong discussed above. One can categorize the level of autonomy that AI systems introduce in general applications, in a similar way to that which the Society of Automotive Engineers categorizes levels of autonomous driving, and characterize Deep Learning systems possible to build today.

Features and Benefits

  • No more AI winters: Why AI progress is likely to continue to trend upwards.
  • The impact of AI across consumer and business sectors.

Key questions answered

  • What are the opportunities and challenges that AI introduces today?
  • What is the impact that AI will have on jobs?

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  • Summary
  • Categorizing current AI capabilities
  • No more AI winters
  • The impact of AI across consumer and business sectors
  • The biggest benefits of AI are in the greater use of (intelligent) automation
  • The media loves to play up the AI fear factor


  • Further reading
  • Author

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