Voices: Montague

Evolution of artificial intelligence is nothing to fear

‘Cognitive computing doesn’t think for you. It does the research, so you can think better’

By Jim Montague, executive editor
May 3, 2016

I’m a big fan of common sense, but I’m a little suspicious of conventional wisdom, especially when it appears to be a knee-jerk reaction. For instance, even though visions of red-eyed robots and other forms of artificial intelligence (AI) conquering and eliminating Western Civilization are presented, retold and parodied across every avenue of popular culture, I don’t see those fictions migrating to reality anytime soon.  

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