Artificial Intelligence: How we help machines learn

Today, AI is quietly embedded in our daily lives — many of us don’t even realize it’s there. In addition to simplifying banking, AI enables our email to detect spam, our cars to brake automatically and our phones to respond to voice commands. When we interact with digital assistants like Alexa, we’re tapping AI. Skin cancer can even be diagnosed earlier thanks to AI’s learned “memory” of thousands of images of melanoma variations.

Still, we’ve only just begun to scratch the surface of AI’s potential. In this video Dr. Joelle Pineau explains AI to a non-expert with a help of a dog.

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