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Artificial lack of intelligence: how smart is AI really?

This is a contributed piece by Gavin Fell, general manager UK at Exact


Thanks to machine learning it will not be long before robots and intelligent computers can do more than people. That’s the hype, anyway. According to some, this will mean that we can spend our future days relaxing on the beach; others fear that we will have to hide in the shelters. What will it be? And when exactly will it happen?

To understand how we can control Artificial Intelligence (AI), and whether we will even need to do that in the first place, it’s a good idea to look at where we are now. Realistically, artificial intelligence is not actually all that intelligent - at least, not yet. Let's take a step back before we assess the great promises that surround artificial intelligence.


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