Digital Trends interviewed Ryan Welsh, CEO of an AI company called Kyndi that is building an Explainable AI platform for government, financial services, and healthcare.
We’re very far away from artificial general intelligence … If you’re in the industry and you work with A.I. systems, you understand how limited they are, specifically around sensory motor and natural language understanding … Systems are very good at parsing sentences, but not really good at understanding the semantics or the pragmatics of language.
I always thought the Singularity was odd. Basically, it’s the belief that AI will get so powerful it will become god-like and give us all sorts of advanced technology. It’s religion for the atheistic Silicon Valley types.
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