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03 January 2018 | by John Cornwell

Dangerous thinking: The future of artificial intelligence

The future of artificial intelligence


In 2018 the controversy and hyperbole in the realm of Artificial Intelligence (AI) look set to continue. Further breakthroughs that will facilitate medical diagnoses and autonomous vehicle design, and enable facial and language recognition, are expected. In the longer term, enthusiasts look forward to the advent of super-intelligent artificial brains that will find successful therapies for cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, discover solutions to intractable scientific problems in disciplines from cell biology to cosmology and quantum physics, and lead the way to clean energy. 


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