And Man said, “let there be sight,” and there was facial recognition, self-driving cars and more!
As the chapter of 2018 unfolds, in retrospect, it’s incredible to see how far artificial intelligence has advanced just within one year. Tesla announced their third autonomous beast-of-a-car the Model 3, as well as their autopilot equipped semi. Also, Microsoft introduced their ‘Seeing AI’ designed to help the visually impaired by describing handwriting, faces and even color. Although these achievements are cemented in the mainstream, there have also been promising furtherance in niche areas which have broad implications for a larger public.