If you are looking for an answer to the question What is Artificial Intelligence? and you only have a minute, then here's the definition the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence offers on its home page: "the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines."
However, if you are fortunate enough to have more than a minute, then please get ready to embark upon an exciting journey exploring AI (but beware, it could last a lifetime) …
Lia's creator Soul Machines is developing digital humans, complete with digital brains, who are portrayed by actual humans. Verizon's Labs showcases innovators like Soul Machines to explore how 5G networks support cutting edge technology that contributes to the betterment of society. Having the speed and bandwidth of a 5G connection is critical to ensuring that digital interactions feel humanized. In human-to-human engagement, the brain rapidly identifies and processes data points such as tone and non-verbal cues. In digital-to-human engagement, mimicking human-like interactions requires 5G's bandwidth and speed.
Technological development is only speeding up. Virtual reality and high-tech solutions are changing reality in its numerous aspects. Today, we have smart homes with internet-connected kettles and robotic vacuum cleaners, job interviews are conducted by AI, and countless gadgets are meant to make our lives more comfortable and cozy. Very soon, humans may even be able to communicate without words, converting thoughts into electric signals. And healthcare, of course, is not excluded from this rapid pace of advances, with psychiatric disorders now diagnosed by man-made machines.
Education through machines is a reality. From industry to business and to education now, it is time to lose our reservations and embrace artificial intelligence. Teachers can see the limitations that technology can't or doesn't observe. However, there is no scalable way for students to closely engage with teachers as class sizes grow. This leads to gaps of knowledge between the lessons teachers submit to their administrators and the principles students are able to absorb.
The original dream of research in artificial intelligence was to understand what it is that makes us who we are. Because of this, artificial intelligence has always been close to cognitive science, even if the two have been somewhat far apart in practice. Functional AIs have tended to do best at quickly finding'good-enough' approaches to problems that are easy to state but whose solutions are difficult or tedious to describe explicitly. A more modest definition of artificial intelligence might read as'computer programs that can learn how to perform tasks rather than require specific hardwired instructions.' It turns out this encompasses a lot--think language processing in Amazon's Alexa, or Google's AlphaGo--and AI has recently even been able to produce art.
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Increasingly, we recognize that mental health is like physical health. It must be regularly assessed and treated. Still, we in the west often asssume that it is a problem only in the most developed countries. In fact, not surprisingly, mental health issues plague every country from rich to poor without regard to income. Sachin Chaudhry, an Ashoka Fellow, has developed an app using AI to help regularly assess mental health.
It may be telling that one of the smash hit books of the past year has been on sleep. Berkeley professor of neuroscience Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep was a comprehensive analysis of why humans need to sleep, which doubled up as a polemic against the habits that lead to insomnia. He marvels: "A hundred years ago, less than 2 per cent of the population in the United States slept six hours or less a night. Now, almost 30 per cent of American adults do." The health implications are shocking.
Using A.I., researchers can make better predictions about who is going to get depressed next week, and who is going to try to kill themselves. The Crisis Text Line is a suicide prevention hotline in which people communicate through texting instead of phone calls. Using A.I. technology, the organization has analyzed more than 100 million texts it has received. The idea is to help counselors understand who is really in immediate need of emergency care. You'd think that the people most in danger of harming themselves would be the ones who use words like "suicide" or "die" most often.
People in the early stages of schizophrenia have telltale verbal signs that could be spotted by speech analysis software, long before doctors notice. Those who are developing the condition tend to be vaguer in their speech and to use words related to voices and sounds, a study has found. People with schizophrenia have delusions and hallucinations, such as hearing voices, as well as confusion and memory problems.