Microsoft Windows turns 30

Microsoft Windows turns 30

Microsoft Windows turns 30. What strikes me isn’t the 30 years that have passed, nor that the first GUI’s look primitive now, but how little progress we’ve actually made in the last 30 years. If you compare Windows 1.0 and Windows 10 (see below), certainly the UI is...
No AI Warning Label Necessary – TechCrunch, Charles Ortiz

No AI Warning Label Necessary – TechCrunch, Charles Ortiz

Charles Ortiz, Senior Principal Manager of AI / Senior Research Scientist at Nuance Communications, wrote this article a few months ago on TechCrunch, arguing that there is no particular reason to believe AI will be bad for humanity – there are a vast number of...
How Intelligent is Artificial Intelligence?

How Intelligent is Artificial Intelligence?

Here’s an excellent article that takes an honest look at just how intelligent AI actually is, and what we really mean when we talk about Deep Learning and Neural Networks. Whilst AI is changing the world and will do so increasingly, it’s still a long way from being...
AI: Good or Bad?

AI: Good or Bad?

I’ve been thinking about this a great deal recently: will the era of AI be good for humanity, freeing us further from mundane jobs, or bad for humanity, marking a dramatic change to a period of mass unemployment? On the one hand, throughout our history the advent of...

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