THE TIMES: The robots are coming . . . to the rescue

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Release date: 2/12/2017

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Gavin Brown, the professor of machine learning at the University of Manchester, says the technology is “a long way” off from human intelligence.

“We are not at the stage where AI systems have broad skills that they can use to move from domain to domain.”

He says AI is often doing the parts of jobs that are boring or monotonous and not a good use of human time.

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TitleThe robots are coming . . . to the rescue
Media name/outletThe Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date2/12/17
DescriptionGavin Brown, the professor of machine learning at the University of Manchester, says the technology is “a long way” off from human intelligence.

“We are not at the stage where AI systems have broad skills that they can use to move from domain to domain.”

He says AI is often doing the parts of jobs that are boring or monotonous and not a good use of human time.
URLhttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-robots-are-coming-totherescue-7j2bk07bv
PersonsGavin Brown