Artificial Intelligence : Way Of The Future

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Artificial Intelligence: Way of the Future, or Beginning of the End? Christian Scherer April 9, 2015 NOS 110 Henkle Christian Scherer NOS 110 Henkle 4/9/15 Artificial Intelligence: Way of the Future, or Beginning of the End? Artificial Intelligence, this has been a big topic in technology and science news recently especially after Steven Hawking’s comment on the subject. But before diving head first into whether or not Artificial Intelligence is a good or bad thing you must first know what artificial intelligence is, and how it has been developing and advancing along. After that can the discussion start about artificial intelligences plausibility, and if it is really a good idea, or if it could be the end of humanity as we know it. What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial intelligence or AI is in simple terms, the ability for a computer to learn on its own, without any input from the user, and it has the ability to think on its own and make its own decisions and is also able to understand human intelligence. This is done by using tools in many fields. These fields include, but are not limited to computer science, natural language and speech, machine learning and patter recognition, and computer vision (Luke Muehlhauser, 2014). This also includes psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, economics, probability, and optimization and logic. These are only the beginnings of what is required to meet what is needed to even to begin to scratch the topic of
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