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The Key Definitions Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) That Explain Its Importance

The proposal for the conference said, “The study is to proceed on the basis of the conjecture that every aspect of learning or any other feature of intelligence can in principle be so precisely described that a machine can be made to simulate it.” Today, modern dictionary definitions focus on AI being a sub-field of computer science and how machines can imitate human intelligence (being human-like rather than becoming human).

Amazon builds a lot of its business on machine-learning systems (as a subset of AI) and defines AI as “the field of computer science dedicated to solving cognitive problems commonly associated with human intelligence, such as learning, problem solving, and pattern recognition.” Machine learning is so important to Amazon, they stated, “Without ML, couldn’t grow its business, improve its customer experience and selection, and optimize its logistic speed and quality.” While some of the major tech companies haven’t published a dictionary-type definition for AI, we can extrapolate how they define the importance of AI by reviewing their research areas.

Machine and deep learning are the priority forGoogle AI and its tools to “create smarter, more useful technology and help as many people as possible” from translations to healthcare to making our smartphones even smarter.Facebook AI Research is committed to “advancing the file of machine intelligence and are creating new technologies to give people better ways to communicate.”IBM’s three areas of focus include AI Engineering, building scalable AI models and tools;

14 Ways AI Will Benefit Or Harm Society

To understand how AI will impact your business going forward, 14 members of Forbes Technology Council weigh in on the concerns about artificial intelligence and provide reasons why AI is either a detriment or a benefit to society.

That said, AI today is a huge benefit to society because it enhances our efficiency and throughput, while creating new opportunities for revenue generation, cost savings and job creation.

Smart homes will also reduce energy usage and provide better security, marketing will be more targeted and we will get better health care thanks to better diagnoses.

The latest technologies seem typically applied towards the wealthiest among us, but AI has the potential to extend knowledge and understanding to a broader population -- e.g.

Creates Unintended And Unforeseen Consequences While fears about killer robots grab headlines, unintended and unforeseen consequences of artificial intelligence need attention today, as we're already living with them.

The major benefit for business will be a reduction in operational costs brought about by AI automation -- whether that’s a net positive for society remains to be seen.

Elevates The Condition Of Mankind The ability for technology to solve more problems, answer more questions and innovate with a number of inputs beyond the capacity of the human brain can certainly be used for good or ill.If history is any guide, the improvement of technology tends to elevate the condition of mankind and allow us to focus on higher order functions and an improved quality of life.

From an energy standpoint, AI can be used to analyze and research historical data to determine how to most efficiently distribute energy loads from a grid perspective.

Benefits Multiple Industries Society has and will continue to benefit from AI based on character/facial recognition, digital content analysis and accuracy in identifying patterns, whether they are used for health sciences, academic research or technology applications.

When machine intelligence exceeds our ability to understand it, or it becomes superior intelligence, we should take care to not blindly follow its recommendation and absolve ourselves of all responsibility.

Practical AI: Top 14 AI-powered gadgets from CES 2017

There were thousands of new products to digest, between wallpaper TVs, next-gen wearables and drones, and “smart” versions of pretty much every appliance and tool we use in our everyday lives.

were plenty of amazing new products that new moms will love at this year’s event, but this wearable breast pump was a clear winner.

The pump syncs with the Willow app, collects data to learn over time, and tracks output to automatically transition through the phases of pumping based on your body’s unique milk production and timing.

Kuri the robot nanny At the most basic level, Kuri is a “smart” mobile home camera that also includes loudspeakers, microphones, a camera and multiple sensors.

Kuri can alert parents once their children come home from school and the built-in camera allows users to see what’s going on in their home via a mobile app.

The LeEco smart bikes have a 4-inch Android touchscreen with an operating system that’s specifically tailored for bicycles that helps the rider with navigation and can play music (both online and offline).

You have to first scan a barcode on a box for GeniCan to add it to your shopping list, and products without barcodes can also be added via voice recognition to help label the item as you hold it in front of the GeniCan’s camera.

The gloves use cutting-edge aerospace technology and spinning discs (gyroscopes mounted on the back of the hand via a harness) that instantaneously stabilize hand tremors.

U by Moen “Smart” shower system
 Moen’s U connected smart shower lets you preheat shower water and control water temperature and shower duration from your phone.

The Wi-Fi/cloud-based digital shower offers mobile connectivity and personalization, allowing users to create ideal showering experiences based on their preferences, with the push of a button.

The unit includes a digital valve that offers precise, thermostatic temperature control, and enables the user to connect up to four shower devices (showerheads, hand showers, body sprays, etc.).

L’Oreal’s Hair Coach smart brush L’Oreal’s innovation lab (Nokia-owned Withings) and Kerastase, a high-end L’Oreal brand created a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled hair brush that’s captured and shows data on your hair-brushing habits to help you take better care of your hair.

and sensors and a gyroscope to analyze brush strokes and combing patterns, the pressure you’re applying to your hair, and whether you’re brushing dry or wet hair.

Meet “Ara” – The first intelligent toothbrush with AI
 Designed to help users improve their oral health, this AI-enabled electric toothbrush from Kolibree (a dental tech company) collects data about your brushing habits, even when it’s not connected to the app. The

The Motiv smart ring is focused mainly on fitness and collects data on your goals, daily steps, distance heart rate and calories burned and syncs that data so you can view it via a mobile app.

It’s an Amazon Alexa voice-activated assistant uses advanced AI technology and is designed to help parents protect, develop and nurture children. The device answers questions from both parents and kids.

Hi-Mirror Plus – Smart mirror for smarter beauty The Hi-Mirror Plus (priced at $249) comes with LED lights that simulate five different lighting scenarios including outdoors (on sunny days), brightly lit office, restaurant and party venue to help you apply makeup appropriate for the setting.

Hi-Mirror evaluates skin conditions including wrinkles, fine lines, complexion, dark circles, dark spots, red spots, and pores.

You will have to scan the food item’s barcode via the FridgeCam app, and your fridge will either already know when that item will expire or will ask will you for an expiration date.

Also, every time you open the fridge, FridgeCam takes a photo and syncs it via Wi-Fi with the app so you can easily get the most updated visual on what’s in your fridge even when you’re away from home.

Leka interactive robotic smart toy
 Leka is a robotic interactive smart toy from a French startup that’s designed to help children developmental disabilities like Autism learn and communicate better with others.

Through repetitive action, this friendly robot can become a safe and comforting way for children and adults with disabilities to learn more and communicate better.

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