Artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming our lives, from workplace to home, from jobs to recreation. In this time of rapid change, how can you stay relevant and not be left behind? This book gives you the knowledge needed to understand what is happening in the AI world, what future jobs will look like, and what upcoming trends and products you can expect.
This book will give you a comprehensive understanding of AI technology, its evolution from the beginning to the present day. You will gain an inside look of the AI field and feel confident that you are staying relevant and riding the AI wave.
“This book gives a great insight into the history of AI and what it means for the future, as well. I was especially interested in the question about whether one should pursue earning a PhD in data science, specifically AI. This question and more are answered in this book.”
An Outstanding Reference on AI that everyone should read
“In The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence, the author skillfully leads the reader through the journey of how artificial intelligence was conceived, the major influencers who paved the way for the invention and adoption of this technology, and the core components…”
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AI is Here to Stay
“This book presents an excellent overview to assist the reader with understanding AI, it’s influence, how it affects us, and what we can expect in a new world that is emerging. It is easy to feel powerless, yet with knowledge there is power as we confront this new world.”
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Junling Hu is recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER award.
She has spent the past 20 years leading AI research, product development and public education. Read More
AI In Manufacturing (Industrial AI)
May 21, 2019 | posted by Junling Hu
A few years ago I attended a talk by Foxconn’s CTO. When he mentioned that Foxconn was the third largest robot manufacturer at that time, I was surprised. “In fact,” he added, “we have already built a lights-out factory.” He showed a video clip: In a factory, mobile robots moved around, robotic arms worked on components, and conveying belts were rolling smoothly. There was not a single p... Continue reading →
Understanding AutoML and Neural Architecture Search
May 20, 2019 | posted by Junling Hu
The most exciting developments of AI in 2018 is AutoML. It automates machine learning process. In January this year, Google released AutoML Vision. Then in July Google launched AutoML for machine translation and natural language processing. Both packages have been used by companies such as Disney in practical applications. Google’s AutoML is based on Neural Architecture Search (NAS), invented in... Continue reading →
What’s in a Ph.D. Degree: The Make of a Data Scientist
May 20, 2019 | posted by Junling Hu
I recognized him when the young man came up to me, with other people around me after my lecture. Earlier in my lecture, he was sitting on the first row and watched attentively. He looked like a typical engineer you see everywhere in the Valley. He hesitated a little, then talked about his current job at a famous company (where I buy my phone from). He has been a software engineer for a while. “B... Continue reading →
Future of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming our lives, from workplace to home, from jobs to recreation. In this time of rapid change, how can you stay relevant and not be left behind? The book will give you a comprehensive understanding of AI technology, its evolution from the beginning to the present day. You will gain an inside look of the AI field and feel confident that you are staying relevant and riding the AI wave.
AI in Our Home
An Amazon package arrived at my door. Inside the package lay a short black metal cylinder, smaller than I expected. This was Amazon Echo…
The Man Who Conceived AI
Two young men were walking across the campus. They both were in their 20s, handsome, and energetic. One of them is Alan Turing…
The Birth of a Field
The ocean avenue was with lined palm trees. Herbert Simon took a deep breath, enjoying the spring air. February in Santa Monica is warm…