Great quotes on artificial intelligence and machine learning from the top minds in the field.
“Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will have multiplied the intelligence, the human biological machine intelligence of our civilization a billion-fold.” ~Ray Kurzweil.
“Machine intelligence is the last invention that humanity will ever need to make.” ~Nick Bostrom.
“Much of what we do with machine learning happens beneath the surface. Machine learning drives our algorithms for demand forecasting, product search ranking, product and deals recommendations, merchandising placements, fraud detection, translations, and much more. Though less visible, much of the impact of machine learning will be of this type — quietly but meaningfully improving core operations.” ~Jeff Bezos.
“The potential benefits of artificial intelligence are huge, so are the dangers.” ~Dave Waters.
“Everything that civilisation has to offer is a product of human intelligence; we cannot predict what we might achieve when this intelligence is magnified by the tools that AI may provide, but the eradication of war, disease, and poverty would be high on anyone’s list. Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last.”
“In the long term, artificial intelligence and automation are going to be taking over so much of what gives humans a feeling of purpose.” ~Matt Bellamy.
“The purest case of an intelligence explosion would be an Artificial Intelligence rewriting its own source code. The key idea is that if you can improve intelligence even a little, the process accelerates. It’s a tipping point. Like trying to balance a pen on one end – as soon as it tilts even a little, it quickly falls the rest of the way.” ~Eliezer Yudkowsky.
“We are entering a new world. The technologies of machine learning, speech recognition, and natural language understanding are reaching a nexus of capability. The end result is that we’ll soon have artificially intelligent assistants to help us in every aspect of our lives.” ~Amy Stapleton.
“Humans should be worried about the threat posed by artificial intelligence.” ~Bill Gates.
“The internet will disappear. There will be so many IP addresses, so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with, that you won’t even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you walk into a room, and the room is dynamic. And with your permission, you are interacting with the things going on in the room.z” ~Eric Schmidt.
“Machine learning and deep learning will create a new set of hot jobs in the next 5 years.” ~Dave Waters.
“A lot was happening in A.I. But I also realized it wasn’t clear what Salesforce’s role in A.I. was. That’s when we started acquiring quite a few artificial intelligence companies, maybe a dozen.” ~Marc Benioff.
“I predict that, because of artificial intelligence and its ability to automate certain tasks that in the past were impossible to automate, not only will we have a much wealthier civilization, but the quality of work will go up very significantly and a higher fraction of people will have callings and careers relative to today.” ~Jeff Bezos.
“By the time we get to the 2040s, we’ll be able to multiply human intelligence a billionfold. That will be a profound change that’s singular in nature. Computers are going to keep getting smaller and smaller. Ultimately, they will go inside our bodies and brains and make us healthier, make us smarter.” ~Ray Kurzweil.
“Harnessing machine learning can be transformational, but for it to be successful, enterprises need leadership from the top. This means understanding that when machine learning changes one part of the business — the product mix, for example — then other parts must also change. This can include everything from marketing and production to supply chain, and even hiring and incentive systems.” ~Erik Brynjolfsson, Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy.
“I am telling you, the world’s first trillionaires are going to come from somebody who masters AI and all its derivatives,and applies it in ways we never thought of.” ~Mark Cuban.
“There are lots of examples of routine, middle-skilled jobs that involve relatively structured tasks, and those are the jobs that are being eliminated the fastest. Those kinds of jobs are easier for our friends in the artificial intelligence community to design robots to handle them. They could be software robots; they could be physical robots.” ~Erik Brynjolfsson.
“Predicting the future isn’t magic, it’s artificial intelligence.” ~Dave Waters.
“If you had all of the world’s information directly attached to your brain, or an artificial brain that was smarter than your brain, you’d be better off.” ~Sergey Brin.
“Artificial Intelligence, deep learning, machine learning — whatever you’re doing if you don’t understand it — learn it. Because otherwise you’re going to be a dinosaur within 3 years.” ~Mark Cuban.
“Technology, through automation and artificial intelligence, is definitely one of the most disruptive sources.” ~Alain Dehaze.
“We have some catching up to do in the area of machine learning and artificial intelligence.” ~Klaus Froehlich.
“A baby learns to crawl, walk and then run. We are in the crawling stage when it comes to applying machine learning.” ~Dave Waters.
“The future of the predictive supply chain: Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning; Deep Learning.” ~SupplyChainToday.com.
“Data is the new science. Big Data holds the answers.” –Pat Gelsinger.
“Along with Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple, these companies are in a race to become our ‘personal assistant.’ They want to wake us in the morning, have their artificial intelligence software guide us through our days, and never quite leave our sides.” ~Franklin Foer.
“The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race….It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever increasing rate. Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete, and would be superseded.” ~Stephen Hawking.
“Machine learning is a game changer for supply chain automation.” ~SupplyChainToday.com.
“I think people need to understand that deep learning is making a lot of things, behind-the-scenes, much better. Deep learning is already working in Google search, and in image search; it allows you to image search a term like “hug.”” ~Geoffrey Hinton.
“In a few years artificial intelligence virtual assistants will be as common as the smart phone.” ~Dave Waters.
“Every serious technology company now has an Artificial Intelligence team in place. These companies are investing millions into intelligent systems for situation assessment, prediction analysis, learning-based recognition systems, conversational interfaces, and recommendation engines. Companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon aren’t just employing AI, but have made it a central part of their core intellectual property.” ~Kristian J. Hammond.
“AI and its offshoot, machine learning, will be a foundational tool for creating social good as well as business success.” ~Mark Hurd.
“If you’re not concerned about AI safety, you should be. Vastly more risk than North Korea.” ~Elon Musk.
“Artificial intelligence is just a new tool, one that can be used for good and for bad purposes and one that comes with new dangers and downsides as well. We know already that although machine learning has huge potential, data sets with ingrained biases will produce biased results – garbage in, garbage out.” ~Sarah Jeong.
“Artificial intelligence will digitally disrupt all industries. Don’t be left behind.” ~Dave Waters.
“The field of Artificial Intelligence is set to conquer most of the human disciplines; from art and literature to commerce and sociology; from computational biology and decision analysis to games and puzzles.” ~Anand Krish.
“Artificial intelligence is here and being rapidly commercialized, with new applications being created not just for manufacturing but also for energy, healthcare, and oil and gas. This will change how we all do business.” ~Joe Kaeser.
“By 2029, computers will have emotional intelligence and be convincing as people.” ~Ray Kurzweil.
“Artificial Intelligence is the new electricity.” ~Andrew Ng.
“The world is one big data problem.” ~Andrew McAfee.
“I’m increasingly inclined to think there should be some regulatory oversight, maybe at the national and international level just to make sure that we don’t do something very foolish.” ~Elon Musk.
“This is nothing. In a few years, that bot will move so fast you’ll need a strobe light to see it. Sweet dreams…” ~Elon Musk.
Digital technology, pervasively, is getting embedded in every place: every thing, every person, every walk of life is being fundamentally shaped by digital technology — it is happening in our homes, our work, our places of entertainment. It’s amazing to think of a world as a computer. I think that’s the right metaphor for us as we go forward. – Satya Nadella.
“Just as electricity transformed almost everything 100 years ago, today I actually have a hard time thinking of an industry that I don’t think AI (Artificial Intelligence) will transform in the next several years.” ~Andrew Ng.
“Data are becoming the new raw material of business.” ~Craig Mundie.
“Google will fulfill its mission only when its search engine is AI-complete. You guys know what that means? That’s artificial intelligence.” ~Larry Page.
“Artificial intelligence would be the ultimate version of Google. The ultimate search engine that would understand everything on the web. It would understand exactly what you wanted, and it would give you the right thing. We’re nowhere near doing that now. However, we can get incrementally closer to that, and that is basically what we work on.” ~Larry Page.
“One of the first areas artificial intelligence will take many jobs is transportation. Bus drivers, truckers, taxicab drivers… need to start thinking about new careers.” ~Dave Waters.
“Some people call this artificial intelligence, but the reality is this technology will enhance us. So instead of artificial intelligence, I think we’ll augment our intelligence.” ~Ginni Rometty.
“There is no reason and no way that a human mind can keep up with an artificial intelligence machine by 2035.” ~Gray Scott.
“As a data scientist, I can predict what is likely to happen, but I cannot explain why it is going to happen. I can predict when someone is likely to attrite, or respond to a promotion, or commit fraud, or pick the pink button over the blue button, but I cannot tell you why that’s going to happen. And I believe that the inability to explain why something is going to happen is why I struggle to call ‘data science’ a science.” ~Bill Schmarzo.
“We must address, individually and collectively, moral and ethical issues raised by cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence and biotechnology, which will enable significant life extension, designer babies, and memory extraction.” ~Klaus Schwab.
“Once you trust a self-driving car with your life, you pretty much will trust Artificial Intelligence with anything.” ~Dave Waters.
“There are a lot of weapons that we’ve developed which we’ve pulled back from – biological weapons, chemical weapons, etc. This may be the case with armed autonomous robotics, where we ultimately pull back from them.” ~Peter Singer.
“History is not going to look kindly on us if we just keep our head in the sand on armed autonomous robotics issue because it sounds too science fiction.” ~Peter Singer.
“When fake news meets artificial intelligence (AI), the risk is robots will lie, leaving us with fake intelligence and artificial news, or exactly where we are now.” ~Jim Vibert.
“Anything that could give rise to smarter-than-human intelligence—in the form of Artificial Intelligence, brain-computer interfaces, or neuroscience-based human intelligence enhancement – wins hands down beyond contest as doing the most to change the world. Nothing else is even in the same league.” ~Eliezer Yudkowsky.
“There are an endless number of things to discover about robotics. A lot of it is just too fantastic for people to believe.” ~Daniel H. Wilson.
“Artificial intelligence will be part of the home just like the light bulb.” ~SupplyChainToday.com.
“What AI and machine learning allows you to do is find the needle in the haystack.” ~Bob Work.
“Artificial intelligence is the future, not only for Russian, but for all of humankind. It comes with colossal opportunities, but also threats that are difficult to predict. Whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the world.” ~Vladimir Putin.
“By far, the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.” ~Eliezer Yudkowsky.
“What’s behind the driverless cars? Artificial Intelligence, or more specifically Deep Learning.” ~Dave Waters.
“The Three Laws of Robotics: 1: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm; 2: A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law; 3: A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law; The Zeroth Law: A robot may not harm humanity, or, by inaction, allow humanity to come to harm.” ~Isaac Asimov.