Chinmaya Madan, the Data Science Program Manager for Microsoft, believes that AI (artificial intelligence) is the future of technology and software development. He advises that it is already widely used today to make life better, reduce human error, and make roads safer. We have no idea how far AI can take us as a society because there are things we still haven’t dreamed up yet. But why is AI such a big deal?
How is AI Being Used Today?
There are few industries today that haven’t been touched by the power of artificial intelligence. The following industries represent a few quick examples.
- AI is commonly used to help with triage and prioritization of care in emergency care, is used to assist with medical imaging, and is sometimes used to provide reports that compile lab results, symptoms, etc. to generate a list of possible conditions. While AI is being used in healthcare, there is great debate about the ethics of doing so — with great points made on both sides. The ultimate goal is to provide the best possible patient outcomes without sacrificing the human experience or patient privacy. AI can help with these things but will never replace physical