Automation and AI

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AI is automating intelligence requiring tasks. Both automation and AI are driving technological deflation that started when we started using and refining tools.

Automation and AI are driving various changes in this world for the better and for the worse and this article is intended to chart these impacts as well as charting out the technologies out there.

Automation

Automation is the technology by which a process or procedure is performed with minimal human assistance.”

~ Wikipedia on automation


Automated locking system makes bikesharing efficient.

AI

Artificial intelligence (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and animals. Colloquially, the term "artificial intelligence" is used to describe machines that mimic "cognitive" functions that humans associate with other human minds, such as "learning" and "problem solving".”

~ Wikipedia on AI


AI is can be divided to multiple subfields:

  • w:Expert system is a computer system that emulates the decision-making ability of a human expert. ( Wikipedia )