The machines are here

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to change the world. The question isn’t when, but how…

26 June 2017

Earlier in 2017, a conversation took place between Elon Musk and Demis Hassabis. It was a conversation recorded by Wired magazine and it highlighted the stark contrasts around how people and organisations view Artificial Intelligence (AI). Hassabis is the co-founder of DeepMind, a Google-owned laboratory in London that focuses on algorithms and AI. Musk is seeking space travel and is concerned about the consequences of AI. One may well be needed to escape the other.

“Most of the fears the market has regarding AI are fed by mainstream media, which portrays the common scenario of machines taking over,” says Nick Agyros, director of GotBot. “AI today, however, stands to revolutionise the business sector with opportunities for customer personalisation and communication in real-time, 24 hours a day. We are currently seeing huge interest and research going into AI and its capabilities across different industries.”

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