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Where are AI Myths Distorting Your Thinking or the Thinking of Others?

by Tom Austin  |  July 18, 2017  |  Comments Off on Where are AI Myths Distorting Your Thinking or the Thinking of Others?

In the recent research note Hype Hurts: Steering Clear of Dangerous AI Myths we explain why every one of the following Myths are wrong:

Myth 1: Buy an AI to Solve Your Problems
Myth 2: Everyone Needs an AI Strategy or a Chief AI Officer
Myth 3: Artificial Intelligence Is Real
Myth 4: AI Technologies Define Their Own Goals
Myth 5: AI Has Human Characteristics
Myth 6: AI Understands (or Performs Cognitive Functions)
Myth 7: AI Can Think and Reason
Myth 8: AI Learns on Its Own
Myth 9: It’s Easy to Train Applications That Combine DNNs and NLP
Myth 10: AI-Based Computer Vision Sees Like we Do (Or Better)
Myth 11: AI Will Transform Your Industry — Jump Now and Lead
Myth 12: For the Best Results, Standardize on One AI-Rich Platform Now
Myth 13: Maximize Investment in Leading-Edge AI Technologies
Myth 14: AI Is an Existential Threat (or It Saves All of Humanity)
Myth 15: There Will Never Be Another AI Winter

Which of them have you fallen prey to?

Which of them have you used to advance your own goals?

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Tom Austin
VP & Gartner Fellow
20 years at Gartner
41 years IT industry

Tom Austin, VP, has been a Gartner Fellow since 1997. He drives Gartner's research content incubator (the Maverick Program) and is leading a new research community creating research on the emerging era of smart machines. Read Full Bio

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