7 factors driving the AI revolution

Tue, 02 Jan 2018, by Wayne Radinsky

7 factors driving the AI revolution, according to Neil Jacobstein: Capital ('rushing' into the AI space', in the first half of 2016 alone, there were 200+ AI startups that raised over $1.5 billion), algorithms, hardware (TPUs, NPUs, etc), data, talent (AI startups like Turi, Nervana, and DeepMind, in which talent was the primary driver for acquisition), applications (Siri etc), and responsibility (AI comes with tradeoffs that often boil down to trust).