AI - A History Of Hype
Over the last 50 years or more the history of AI has been a history of excessive hype. In the 1960s Marvin Minsky predicted that the problem of AI would be solved within the 'next decade' . Hmm. In this tsunami of hype it is important, though difficult, to hear from the sceptics too. Several articles have appeared recently which put the AI hype into perspective. They are essential reading. An excellent starting point is https://techcrunch.com/2016/12/04/wtf-is-ai/ followed by https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/07/real-humans/ and https://techcrunch.com/2016/05/05/a-few-words-on-chatbots/. Read and ponder.