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When did artificial intelligence get so clever – and what can humans learn from machines?
Despite its topicality, AI is not new. The beginnings of “artificial intelligence” can be traced to a conference at Dartmouth College in 1956. Attendees made up the leaders of AI research in the ensuing years. Initially, they predicted that they would be able to produce a machine with human level intelligence within a generation. As years and millions of dollars in government investment went by, it became clear that they had underestimated the complexity of the objective.