Cutting-edge Tech: Artificial Intelligence


What is Artificial Intelligence?
A branch of computer science dealing with the simulation of
intelligent behavior in computers
the capability of a machine to imitate intelligent human behavior
-Merriam Webster

Brief History of Artificial Intelligence (from 1950)

  • 1950 –TURING TEST
  • 1955 – AI is coined by John McCarthy
  • 1958 – LISP programming language for AI (by John McCarthy)
  • 1966 – “SHAKEY” The first Mobile Robot
  • 1970 – “WABOT-1” anthropomorphic robot built by Japan
  • 1986 – First driverless car by Mercedes Benz
  • 1988 – “Jabberwacky” a chat-bot by Rollo Carpenter
  • 1997 – “Deep Blue” developed by IBM beats kasparov in chess
  • 2000 – Honda’s ASIMO
  • 2009 – Driverless car project started by Google
  • 2011 – IBM’s WATSON competes on Jeopardy
  • 2016 – Google AlphaGo defeats Go champion Lee sedol

Applications Of Artificial Intelligence

  • Manufacturing
  • Military
  • Gaming
  • Power system stabilizers
  • Robotics
  • Finance
  • Transportation
  • Medical science

Applications Of Artificial Intelligence in Digital World

  • Search Engine
  • Online Shopping
  • Social Networking
  • Smartphone (Apple’s “Siri”, GoogleNow etc.)
  • Smart Home devices etc..



Career Opportunities in Artifical Intelligence

Leading Corporate Giants (Google, Facebook, Amazon etc) already implemented AI in their
business. Some of the job opportunists created by AI are listed below

  • Machine learning
  • Data Mining (serves as foundation for AI and Machine learning)
  • Natural Language Processing
  • AI software development etc..

Artificial Intelligence is a broad area. To learn more about Artificial intelligence

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