Artificial Intelligence Articles

What if your toothbrush is smarter than you?

What if your toothbrush is smarter than you? I know, this may sound ridiculous but let us look at the present trends, and you can judge for yourself. In the 19th century, we moved from natural to artificial power. So we took a hand-pump and

Can Artificial Intelligence be balanced by Human Ethics? (via Techonomy)

Interesting write-up by Jennifer L. Schenker published end of January on Techonomy. Some quotes: “We should not let Silicon Valley be the mission control for humanity,” argues futurist Gerd Leonhard, author of a new book called Tech versus Humanity: The coming clash between man and

The Future of Work: Navigating the Whitewater (via Pacific Standard)

In his article on the Pacific Standard, already in 2015 researcher, author, and lecturer John Seely Brown wrote: “Given this era of accelerating change, one in which the half-life of many skills can be as short as five years, corporate training centers no longer work;

Ajit Jaokar: How many cats does it need to identify a Cat?

In his article on Data Science Central of January 5, 2017, TFA Member and Futurist Ajit Jaokar asks the question: “How many cats does it need to identify a Cat?” “This question is in reference to Andrew Ng’s famous paper on Deep Learning,” write Ajit

Global Futures and Foresights: 2016 Flipboarded Tweet Decks (via GFF)

Everything GFF – The Futures Agency Member’s company Futurist David A. Smith – tweeted in the past 12 months with the articles, reports and papers Global Futures and Foresights referenced in the Tweet embedded in these Flipboard documents: AI & automation Big data & analytics

9 mind-boggling stats about artificial intelligence (via FoxBusiness)

An interesting article published by Andrew Tonner last December, on FoxBusiness online. Read about these topics: Voice assistant software is the #1 AI app today AI bots will power 85% of customer service interactions by 2020 Digital assistants will “know you” by 2018 Amazon, Alphabet, IBM, and

From The New York Times Magazine: The Great A.I. Awakening

A great article contributed by Gideon Lewis-Kraus to the New York Times Magazine on December 14, 2016, featuring the sub-title: “How Google used artificial intelligence to transform Google Translate, one of its more popular services — and how machine learning is poised to reinvent computing itself.” It starts with