It Takes a Village to Raise a Machine

As the industry—and society, as a whole—embraces the promise of artificial intelligence, James argues that there is a need to train models on more than just mathematical data.


Most forms of artificial intelligence (AI) are hardly worth the name. Robotic process automation, for instance, which generally gets lumped in with AI as a whole, is anything but—it’s a series of parameterized tasks repeated at speed and with clinical accuracy by a machine. If this, then that, for the most part. Even much of the algorithmic codebase that makes up so-called machine learning projects is barely intelligent, in the sense that humanity has hardly created programs that can think for

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