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NewsWhy are we all Zooming and not Skyping? Pin
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I fail to see what is so special about this wave of AI hype. They have been coming every few years since (at least) the 1970s: I bought the 1st ed (1979) of "Machines Who Think" as a student. The wave we had then was certainly not the first one!

Sometimes it is diguised under a different name. Does anyone remember the Prolog-based Japanese Fifth generation computer[^] mega-project? Later waves have been coined e.g. "Knowledge based".

The only difference I can see is that the seemingly never-ending series of unsuccessful AI projects gave the term AI a bad reputation; that is why more recent AI projects have been hiding under other, not as questionable, labels. Now it seems that AI people think that AI has had its name cleared and can be used again.

Certainly, each AI wave has brought forth new algoritms, data structures and methodologies. But at closer scrutiny, we have learnt that these are incremental improvements, not revolutionary, and still quite far from "intelligence".
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NewsAre Windows 10 Control Panel's days numbered? Pin
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