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 1955—artificial intelligence—was applied (or mis-applied) to deep learning, a more advanced version of an approach to training computers to perform certain tasks—machine learning—a term coined in 1959.

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