Are you an artificial intelligence (AI) optimist or pessimist? Today, AI is often thought of as either the end of the world as we know it; when robots will take all of our jobs; or the answer to all our problems, when AI is the ultimate solution to save the planet. It’s ironic that such a complex technology often provokes such a simple, binary response. Ultimately, that’s a problem when it comes to utilizing AI’s full potential.
Anyone who actually works with AI will tell you that the truth about the technology is less dramatic, at least in the short-term, but far more relevant now than you can imagine. The key to successfully utilizing AI is to combine its strengths with the human brain. With that in mind, there are three areas where AI can make a real difference: