Artificial Intelligence—The Revolution Hasn’t Happened Yet · Harvard Data Science Review

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the mantra of the current era. The phrase is intoned by technologists, academicians, journalists, and venture capitalists alike. As with many phrases that cross over from technical academic fields into general circulation, there is significant misunderstanding accompanying use of the phrase. However, this is not the classical case of the public not understanding the scientists—here the scientists are often as befuddled as the public. The idea that our era is somehow seeing the emergence of an intelligence in silicon that rivals our own entertains all of us, enthralling us and frightening us in equal measure. And, unfortunately, it distracts us. There is a different narrative that one can tell about the current era. Consider the following story, which involves humans, computers, data, and life-or-death decisions, but where the focus is something other than intelligence-in-silicon fantasies. When my spouse was pregnant 14 years ago, we had an ultrasound. ...

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@DiegoKuonen Excellent article by Michael I. Jordan in @harvard_data: "Artificial Intelligence - The Revolution Hasn’t Happened Yet": > Towards a new human-centric engineering discipline... #AI #IA #ArtificialIntelligence #ML #DataScience #Statistics #BigData #HDSR
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