[ Security Exhibition Network Market Analysis ] At present, our world is moving forward in the direction of "software + hardware" and "Internet of Everything." Among the new technologies that change the future, artificial intelligence (AI) is undoubtedly the dazzling one.
Since the concept of "artificial intelligence" was put forward by scientists in 1956, artificial intelligence technology has continuously made breakthroughs. Especially after 2010, advances in technologies such as big data, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things
have provided massive data foundations and extensive application scenarios for the development of artificial intelligence.
With the deepening of integration with various industries, the impact of artificial intelligence on human society is becoming more and more important. However, although artificial intelligence has entered a booming period, there is still a long way to go. Foreign media CNN Business reviewed the development of AI in the past ten years, and summarized six aspects of the impact of AI on human life.
In the past decade, smart phones have been the vehicle that has propelled the rapid spread of artificial intelligence. From unlocking the phone's facial recognition technology to voice assistants, from AI chips to various mobile applications, smartphones have become a key link between artificial intelligence and application scenarios.
At the same time, artificial intelligence is also the focus of future competition from manufacturers such as Apple and Google. In October of this year, Google launched the AI-based voice transcription application Recorder, which can recognize a variety of voices and record and transcribe users' voices in real time.
Generally, there are multiple AI technologies behind a mobile phone application. Without affecting the battery life of mobile phones or occupying too many processors, how to better integrate AI with mobile phones has become a problem that software and hardware manufacturers are working to solve. It is foreseeable that once this problem is solved, artificial intelligence will change our lives.
2. Social Network
Since its founding in 2004, Facebook has changed the way people communicate daily. AI has become the core of Facebook's product. Yann LeCun, a company's artificial intelligence scientist, once said that without deep learning, Facebook would be trivial.
After years of investment, deep learning has become the foundation of everything on Facebook. From the posts and ads that users see to automatically tagging friends in photos, the information all users see is built on deep learning technology. Not just Facebook, other social media are increasingly relying on AI.
However, the application of AI on social media still has a long way to go, and there are many problems to be solved, such as how to prevent violent or hate speech and how to distinguish fake news.
3. Personal Intelligent Assistant
In 2011, Apple installed voice assistant Siri on the iPhone. Since then, voice assistants have become standard equipment for smart devices. With the popularity of smart phones and smart speakers, more and more consumers are getting used to communicating with Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google's Assistant.
According to Canalys data, in the third quarter of 2019, global smart speaker shipments reached 28.6 million units. Among them, Amazon's smart speaker shipments reached 10.4 million units, accounting for 36.6% of the market share.
The Internet of Things technology has promoted the development of home products towards the direction of networking and intelligence, and voice assistants rooted in smart phones and smart speakers are becoming the core of smart homes
4. Safety and Security
With the advancement of AI technology, its function as a monitoring tool is becoming more and more important. Face recognition technology has been successfully applied in concerts, stations, airports, public places and other environments.
At the same time of large-scale application, face recognition technology has also been questioned a lot, and the focus of its debate has mostly focused on personal privacy and accuracy.
For example, according to a study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of nearly 200 face recognition algorithms, these algorithms are racially discriminating, and ethnic minorities are more likely to be misidentified than whites. This also highlights the shortcomings and application risks of current face recognition technology.
5. Health and Medical
With the increasing accuracy of data and image recognition and analysis, artificial intelligence has begun to be widely used in the diagnosis and management of various diseases. Although most of the current applications are still in the research and early trial stages, this technology application is gradually maturing.
In the medical field, various AI startups have become an emerging force, setting off the hottest wave of investment in the entire artificial intelligence industry. From mental health to physical health, these startups have a lot to offer.
For example, Auggi, a health company focused on gastrointestinal diseases, and Seed Health, a microbiological company, have collaborated to collect public stool images and use machine vision technology to analyze users' intestinal diseases to replace traditional pen and paper recording methods.
6. Artistic "creation"
"Is artificial intelligence able to create art" is a question that people have been discussing. In the past decade, artificial intelligence has made bold attempts in the field of art, and AI works such as poetry, novels, news, music, and painting are all amazing.
In October 2018, the world's first AI-created painting, Edmond de Belamy, was sold at Christie's New York for $ 432,500, compared with previous estimates of between $ 7,000 and $ 10,000.
Although the debate on whether the machine is truly creative is still fiercely debated, the acceptance and inclusiveness of works created by AI are getting higher and higher.
With the increase of the digitization of human society, the greater the amount of data for artificial intelligence growth, the stronger the computing and analysis capabilities of artificial intelligence, and the artificial intelligence will become more and more intelligent.
How will artificial intelligence and humans get along in the future? We cannot predict accurately, but we are witnessing this process.