THE ENIGMA OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
There has been a lot of talk surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), its impact on the present world and the world that awaits us in the future. With companions like Alexa and Siri already a prominent feature in our world, the question has to be asked: What is the extent of the power that AI?
This month, we explore some of the capabilities of AI and the way they are affecting our world. One of the first questions we ask is regarding the extent to which we can trust artificial intelligence. AI expert Dr Peter Bentley discusses the start of the newest revolution in AI, particularly surrounding the concept of deep learning. (p31)
Delving further into this topic, Dinsa Sachan examines a more specific application of AI and its impact on human life. Can AI create artistic masterpieces? If so, is it true that this challenges the work of human artists? Read on to know more on page 45.
Elsewhere in this issue, we tackle a common problem faced in the work culture today. While the concept of ‘work hard, play hard’ sounds great in theory, it certainly taxes our body and often leads to fatigue and eventually, a burnout of energy. It’s time to get on top of things and tackle the burnout, turn to page 70 to learn how.
That’s all for this month! Until then, cheers!