Stop Calling Everything AI, Machine-Learning Pioneer Says

“Computers have not become intelligent per se, but they have provided capabilities that augment human intelligence.” As one of the pioneers in the field of machine-learning, Michael I. Jordan feels it’s inaccurate to call current machine-learning technology “artificial intelligence”. While what we call AI possesses pattern-recognition capabilities, they have no semblance of reasoning nor human-level intelligence. However, that’s not bad, he says; their large-scale pattern-recognition is immensely helpful to human decision making. Read full article here

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