How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution

November 30, 2017 0

In limited form, but there are more and more places where we, can see humanity are soundly bitten by “intelligent” machines. From the simplest calculators which are hugely smarter than us in maths, to Google Translate which can translate whole sentences, keeping proper grammar and human-like language better than most people in the world.

Yes, AI will take our jobs, it already does. But should we be afraid of it? We really don’t think so. Instead, we need to adapt to the new reality as it happened many times in humankind history (agricultural revolution, the industrial revolution, digital revolution — just name a few).

“The actual path of a raindrop as it goes down the valley is unpredictable, but the general direction is inevitable,” says digital visionary Kevin Kelly in his latest Ted talk — and technology is much the same, driven by patterns that are surprising but inevitable. Over the next 20 years, he says, our penchant for making things smarter and smarter will have a profound impact on nearly everything we do. Kelly explores three trends in AI we need to understand in order to embrace it and steer its development. “The most popular AI product 20 years from now that everyone uses has not been invented yet,” Kelly says. “That means that you’re not late.”

Watch this interesting video to know more about “How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution”:

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