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What even is AI anyway?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is trendy and alluring; it has recovered in interest after several AI winters and is now harnessing millions of dollars in investment, yet it is also deemed as one of humanities biggest existential threats. How can we make sense this? Lets take a quick step backwards and ask:

What exactly is it?

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ben byford

Machine Ethics Podcast. AI ethics. Web / game designer, technologist, artist, writer, cake eater. http://www.benbyford.com