Artificial Intelligence is a lot stronger and we can see it with each passing day. Your mails are put in a precise and accurate order, you can have your voice searches translated for you on the spot and there are many more features which are showing us that artificial intelligence has come a long way. Google intents to make it even smarter, as they have already mentioned that machine learning will enhance its services in the years to come.
Alphabet proceeded to report its own quarterly financial results on Thursday this week and they showed that profit and revenue had gone up compared to last year. Sundar Pichai, Google’s new CEO, participated in the calla bout his first earnings. He did not hesitate to point out how much of an impact machine learning is going to make in the years to follow and he kept talking about it whenever the opportunity arose.
Pichai declared that “machine learning is a core, transformative way by which we’re rethinking everything we’re doing.” This might just be enough evidence that Google is planning on using machine learning in every service that they are already providing, or whichever one they will come up with in the future. We are going to be assisted by artificial intelligence in every moment of our lives.
But we cannot help but wonder if this is the right way or not. As far as we are aware of, human beings’ purpose in the universe is to accomplish as much knowledge as possible about anything. If machine learning is the future, what will become of human learning? Machines will ultimately learn enough to be able to assist us, or even grow their own consciousness. Yet if we are assisted at every moment, why would the majority of us struggle with learning anything at all?
If machines can do it, let them do anything we need. We will just sit around in our comfortable lives and do nothing. Is that “the way?”
We can already see that Artificial Intelligence is a lot stronger. It is only a matter of time until machines will assist each and every one of us in cleaning the house, performing any type of work and even learning. Two pivotal questions arise if we think about this: how far can we go with machine learning and is this the right way that will lead towards human evolution? It’s just food for thought.
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