Hype over artificial intelligence reached its zenith in 2017, with CIOs, consultants and academics touting the technology as potentially automating anything from business and IT operations to customer connections. Yet through the first calendar quarter of 2018 several media organizations reported on the dangers of AI, which involves training computers to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence.
“There’s been so much hype in the media about it and this is just journalists trying to extend the hype by talking about the negative side,” says Thomas Davenport, a Babson College distinguished professor who teaches a class on cognitive technologies.
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Source: IT Strategy