Thursday, January 29, 2009
One AI Machine Is Equal To Ten Microsofts -- A Commentary
Computers that are more intelligent than human beings may seem like science fiction, and have been featured by sci-fi writers, but there is an undercurrent of reality that has the attention of savvy business people.
It is worth noting what Bill Gates said at an artificial intelligence conference. “If you invent a breakthrough in artificial intelligence, so machines can learn, that is worth 10 Microsofts,” he commented.
Just one Microsoft made Gates the wealthiest person in the United States. It would take a super-intelligent computer indeed to grasp the potential in 10 Microsofts.
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