Category Archives: AI history

How Computer Graphics and Big Data Gave Birth to Today’s Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The explosion of breakthroughs, investments, and entrepreneurial activity around artificial intelligence over the last decade has been driven exclusively by deep learning, a sophisticated statistical analysis technique for finding hidden patterns in large quantities of data. A term coined in … Continue reading

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Ramon Llull and His ‘Thinking Machine’

In 1308, Catalan poet and theologian Ramon Llull completed Ars generalis ultima (The Ultimate General Art), further perfecting his method of using paper-based mechanical means to create new knowledge from combinations of concepts. Read more here

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The Accelerating Complexity of AI Models

“The number of parameters in a neural network model is actually increasing on the order of 10x year on year. This is an exponential that I’ve never seen before and it’s something that is incredibly fast and outpaces basically every … Continue reading

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Alan Turing is the New Face of UK’s £50 Note

Alan Turing is the face of the U.K.'s new fifty-pound note. Here's what you need to know #Turing50 — TicToc by Bloomberg (@tictoc) July 15, 2019 See also Alan Turing Predicts Machine Learning And The Impact Of Artificial Intelligence … Continue reading

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AI History In Pictures: John McCarthy Playing Chess with a Mainframe Computer

John McCarthy used an improved version of the Kotok program to play correspondence chess against a Soviet program developed at the Moscow Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP) by George Adelson-Velsky and others. In 1967, a four-game match played … Continue reading

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The Evolution of AI and the Technologies Accelerating it Today

Source: Tracxn See also A Very Short History of AI

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Timeline of AI and Robotics

Source: PwC

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