What is Artificial Intelligence?

Francesca Spaggiari - 7 October 2021

Forbes – October 7, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a red-hot topic, with record levels of investment in “AI” companies and promises of capabilities that will revolutionize our lives.

Many are puzzling through how AI can add value, and a growing number of vendors claim to be “AI-powered.” Given the buzz and rush to wrap the mantle of AI around any new technology, it makes sense to ask the basic question, “What exactly is AI?”

In this article, our CEO Walt Mayo gets behind the hype used in describing artificial intelligence and offers some insight and context to guide our understanding.