"Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will have multiplied the intelligence, the human biological machine intelligence of our civilization a billion-fold." Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are ruling the digital world today. These technologies have the ability to completely transform the way a business operates. With the increasing adoption and business applications of AI and ML, many IT professionals are choosing AI and ML as their career.
As Frank Newport, senior scientist at Gallup, expressed it: "Whether they know it or not, AI has moved into a big percentage of Americans' lives in one way or another already." Newport made the comment in light of the results of a 2018 Gallup consumer survey. It found almost nine of ten (85%) US adults use at least one service regularly that features some element of artificial intelligence. Almost half (47%) said they used smartphone personal assistants while 32% use ride-sharing apps, such as Uber and Lyft. Twenty-two percent have home personal assistants, such as Alexa and Google Home, and 20% use smart home devices, such as smart lights or smart thermostats.
Artificial Intelligence is making headlines almost every single day. Be it Robots serving food to COVID-19 patients or the drones used for aerial surveillance, AI is not ready to leave its center stage. And it won't cede the spotlight anytime soon. We can very well say that'there's virtually no major industry or organization left which is not using AI. Someway or other, they implement data-trained models of AI to effectively perform functions that often falls into the categories of machine learning or deep learning.
India is rising and shining bright when it comes to adopting new and emerging technologies. Enterprises from almost all major industry verticals are hiring data science experts to help them garner actionable insights from big data. The analytics sector has witnessed a sharp increase in demand for highly-skilled professionals who understand both the business world as well as the tech world. Organisations today are on a constant lookout for such professionals who can fill this ever-growing dearth in talent. The stark reality, however, is that there is a lot of confusion regarding this profession among aspiring professionals.
Many people fear that robots and artificial intelligence (AI) systems are going to steal their jobs. To a certain degree, those fears are warranted. According to data from the McKinsey Global Institute, as many as 73 million U.S. jobs could be automated by 2030. While that's concerning at a surface level, many people ignore the fact that automation is actually a good thing. It keeps workers out of harmful environments, speeds up production lines, and paves the way for better overall opportunities.