History of AI
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Artificial neural networks stage a comeback in the 1990s, 2000s
The 1990s and 2000s logged more real-world applications of ML and the revival of artificial neural networks. In this fourth in a five-part series on the history of AI, AI expert Gil Press tells how ‘godfathers of AI’ Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun and others catalyzed this shift.
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Gil Press  |  Feb  15,  2024
1970s, 1980s witnessed ascent of expert systems, ML, first AI winter
The 1970s and 1980s were pivotal in AI’s development. ML and expert systems gained ground, but short-lived AI euphoria soon gave way to the AI winter in the 1990s. Data and AI analyst Gil Press conducts a tour of this era in this third in his five-part series on the history of AI.
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Gil Press  |  Feb  14,  2024
Strife, discord accompanied AI’s toddler’s steps during the 1950s
AI moved beyond its conceptual phase and appeared in real-world applications in the 1950s, with early computer scientists, mathematicians, and psychologists winning recognition for their works, prescience, and herculean achievements, which set the stage for further breakthroughs.
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Gil Press  |  Feb  13,  2024
AI’s 80-year history offers tantalizing glimpses of its future course
AI has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the 1940s, and a look back at this history is both fascinating and informative as an indicator of how the tech might continue to evolve, notes Gil Press, managing partner at the consultancy gPress and a noted AI commentator.
History of AI
Gil Press  |  Feb  12,  2024
The 80-year history of AI holds plenty of lessons for the future
In an upcoming week-long series on the history of AI, AI commentator and expert Gil Press examines its beginnings and how it evolved into its current form. This holds many valuable lessons as humans grapple with the challenges of this fast-changing tech in an uncertain world.
History of AI
Jack Kotin  |  Feb  05,  2024