ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & ITS APPLICATIONS IN TODAY’S TIMES

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & ITS APPLICATIONS IN TODAY’S TIMES

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It has been quite 60 years since John McCarthy coined and gave the globe the term, “Artificial Intelligence” and gave us a glimpse of the future where machines would be intelligent. The glimpses of the past have finally reached a stage where we can call them a reality now. computing will eventually venture into deeper verticals of life and beyond.

Artificial intelligence has over the years made it evident that with minimal human intervention one can do the best level of success.

The applications of computing range from all the verticals to facets. some of them being:

1.GAMES

The most strategic games of recent times like Jeopardy and Go were bested by computing to its human counterparts.

Artificial Intelligence also won against world-class poker players within the competition of Texas’ hold’em contest.

2. SPEECH RECOGNITION

Siri, Alexa, Cortana, and Google Assistant are like our virtual assistants. They not only recognize our voices but also dwell into details we require in 1/4th of the time taken by a person’s being. they create calls, send messages, even provide options for sending messages.

Be it about the way to reach an area, find hotels, restaurants, or others, they’re all just a fingertip away.

3. CARS

Early stages of computing are being employed for self-driving cars. they’re novice but impactful. Test drives are made across India and abroad on such cars and therefore the results are great. These tests were done by:

*Tesla

*Waymo

4. ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS

Companies like Netflix and Pandora are using computing to know what content clicks with the gang and thus it helps them move in this particular direction for greater success.

YouTube has had an incredible success rate since computing helps them understand the genre a user likes and thus provide various suggestions within the same field

5.HEALTH

Various health apps are it Headspace, My fitness pal, Google fit then on. of these apps run on computing. Be it about the suggestions, hotel plan, or BMI related actions, computing plays an important role here.

6. REMARKETING

Many times we encounter suggestions on various platforms which somehow manages to be what we are seeking.

Be it in places like:

*Amazon

*Flipkart

*Myntra

and so on, of these sites are quite prominent and popular the masses and hence whenever they’re going to those sites they often encounter stuff which interests them, courtesy computing.

CONCLUSION

Thus we can see how computing plays such an important role in our lives and helps us in various facets of our lives by not only making our lives easier but also advanced and technologically sound.