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Six Advantages of Human-aided, 'Artificial' Artificial Intelligence

February 15, 2019 / Chris Preimesberger

eWEEK DATA POINTS: This human-aided AI, or “artificial artificial intelligence,” is fast becoming a competitive advantage for early adopters. In the coming years, these competitive advantages will transition into table stakes, and organizations who don’t adopt AI will be less efficient and less competitive. The hype around artificial intelligence has reached a fevered pitch right about now, but the reality is that computers that can think like people are still a long way off. There is great value being offered by AI today, but it's the form of human augmentation, in which humans train the AI systems, that can then do complex tasks on their behalf.Don’t misunderstand: There is an enormous amount of value unlocked by these new AI applications. Traditional software is powerful but requires significant amounts of configuration and setup to provide value, and even then it's is only useful if the rules they were given to follow hold true. AI systems are flexib...