As we continue to invite artificial intelligence into our lives, fear of it taking over jobs — or even the world — are bubbling under the surface. Science fiction and pop culture use robots and AI as villains. Even Elon Musk and the late Stephen Hawking have warned of AI taking over.
With all this input, is it any wonder that the AI-pocalypse is a concern even beyond the realms of fiction? Artificial intelligence is growing in scope and capability. It’s entering our lives from every angle, with smart speakers in our homes to AI assistants at work.
But are we really heading for an AI take over? Well, there’s evidence that suggests not. From AI fails to pure inability, here are three reasons why artificial intelligence won’t take over the world.
Reason one: it’s not as capable as you think
Despite the growing emergence of uses for artificial intelligence, AI is still in its infancy. Bots are still babies. In a way, that might seem scary.
AI already seems capable of so much, from understanding what we say to our smart speakers, to helping us with our health. If it can do all that as an infant, imagine what it will be capable of in …