Top 5 Insights After I Spent 100 Days Learning About Artificial Intelligence

Jamie Beach
May 14, 2019 · 7 min read
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A drawing I did based on the first chapter of Max Tegmark’s Life 3.0 — The Tale of the Omega’s

1. AI is Old but New

2. AI == Machine Learning != Terminator

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The Terminator. The epitome of pop culture reference to superintelligence.

3. There is no Magic — Just Math

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Screen cap of Andrew Ng’s Machine Learning course — I didn’t steal this. I just found it on google.

4. Bias is a Big Problem

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“The Founding Fathers of AI” — diversity in AI since 1956

5. There’s So Much Opportunity

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Forecast of Global AI-Derived Business Value (Billions of US Dollars); Source: Gartner (April 2018)

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