The prospects of Artificial Intelligence (AI) increasing shortly are equally terrifying and exciting, and if you are like most people it’s likely that you are caught between these two extremes somewhere. Of course, AI is likely to be introduced in many different areas soon, and it is going to be interesting to see the full extent of what these areas might be. But if you are wondering whether AI is going to be a big part of your life, you might be surprised at the answer. Actually, it’s highly likely that you already get some kind of use out of AI, whether or not you are aware of it at present, so it is something which is going to be important and interesting to look into at some point. Let’s take a look at some of the major ways in which AI might be helping you out - if not already, then at some point pretty soon in the future.
Solve Complex Problems
If you are in a situation where you need to analyze a great deal of data, then you will find that AI is one potential way of allowing this to happen. In essence, it is a kind of offloading of your own brain powers into the brain of a computer, and it is likely to become more and more common as time goes on. When AI is used in this way, it can be used in a couple of different ways, depending on the machine itself and the problem presented to it. It might be a case of the difference between machine learning and deep learning, or it could be that some machines just don’t quite have the right capabilities for some problems as of yet. Nonetheless, more and more you are likely to turn to AI to solve complex problems, whether in your personal life, your coding, or your business.
Make Sense Of Data
A part of this, and something useful in its own right, is the ability of AI to make sense of a lot of data much faster than you or I would be able to. Because of this, it is likely that we are all going to rely more and more on such systems in the near future as a means of ensuring that we are making the most of our data and managing and organizing it in the best way possible. If you have ever wanted someone to come along and quickly organize a lot of data fast, then that is something that AI is likely to be particularly useful for. And as the technology improves, this is going to become truer and truer.
Run Background Checks
Finally, because of the way in which good AI can function in the background, such machines will be able to run many background checks on whatever you might need. This is likely to make many industries much easier and faster, as well as a whole range of personal needs too, and is one of the simpler and yet more exciting potential uses of the range of machines capable of AI.
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Walter G. is a software engineer, startup co-founder, former CTO of several tech companies and currently teaches programming for a coding bootcamp. He has been blogging for the past 5 years and is an avid BMX rider, bio-hacker
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