There’s a growing sense in our industry that we’re on the cusp of an era in which the technologies that previously existed only in sci-fi storylines will become increasingly ubiquitous parts of the fabric of everyday life.
Artificial Intelligence in particular, the technologists’ favourite, is beginning to reach a level of maturity that means it can be deployed in businesses – a major step in the evolution of a technology towards mass adoption.
Much of the AI deployment that took place five years ago was very specialist, and had relatively few capabilities. Since then, improvements in processing power have allowed huge developments in the kinds of tasks AI can be deployed in service of.
More so than that, though, the approach that IT professionals are now taking to the actual implementation of machine learning has made it a far more effective tool for... Read more