An Ai Or Artificial Intelligence?

2078 Words Apr 29th, 2016 9 Pages
In recent history a lot of people have discussed a specific term thoroughly and that term is an AI or Artificial Intelligence. Over the years Hollywood has been using this topic to make movies. Now the question arises what exactly is Artificial Intelligence? According to Merriam Webster, “Artificial Intelligence is a branch of computer science which deals with simulating the intelligent behavior in computers.” This means that an artificially intelligent machine behaves like a human being. According to Britannica, Alan Turing, who was a British mathematician started working on Artificial Intelligence back in 1933. He was also the one who coined the term Artificial Intelligence. He considered artificially intelligent machine to have limitless memory and a scanner. This machine uses the scanner to read all the information in its memory and rewrites the information in order to improve itself. The machine does this by following certain set of commands. According to Britannica, the development of Artificial Intelligence began in the late 1950s and this progress has been phenomenal.
Initially, computer programs played checkers and then evolved over, time to play faster. In modern times, voice-recognizing multitasking computers, have been developed. Recently Microsoft launched their AI which was able to talk with normal people on Twitter and other social media. This Artificial Intelligence manages to accomplish this because it follows certain commands in the form of programs. Most…
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