In the AI Age, “Being Smart” Will Mean Something Completely Different

by Ed Hess

To date, many of us have achieved success by being “smarter” than other people as measured by grades and test scores, beginning from our early days in school. The smart people were those that received the highest scores by making the fewest mistakes.

AI will change that because there is no way any human being can outsmart, for example, IBM’s Watson, at least without augmentation. What is needed is a new definition of “being smart,” one that promotes higher levels of human thinking and emotional engagement. (Read the full article)