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AI by the Numbers: Growth in US Consumers Acceptance of Chatbots

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of the progress of AI highlighted the growth in consumers’ acceptance of chatbots, especially for help with routine tasks; questions about medical AI algorithms missing the worst patient outcomes; and new predictions … Continue reading

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AI by the numbers, May 2019

AI optimists drive enterprise adoption US federal government contract obligations and AI-related investments grew almost 75% to nearly $700 million between fiscal 2016 and 2018 [Federal News Network]. 85% of US CEOs and business leaders are AI optimists; 87% are … Continue reading

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AI by the numbers, April 2019

Enterprise adoption and attitudes: Some progress, some FOMO 25% of businesses surveyed have implemented cognitive technologies such as AI or machine learning, either as pilot projects or as long-term strategies; 41% are using Robotic Process Automation (RPA) extensively or across … Continue reading

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Google Robots’ Dream Psychedelic Dreams and Lash Out at Humans

The Wall Street Journal reported recently that a Google robot became “exasperated” and ended a conversation “by lashing out at its human inquisitor.” And Quartz reported that “Google engineers sought out to see what…artificial networks ‘dream’ of” and discovered “the subconscious of … Continue reading

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