Quietly Waiting in the Background of the Pandemic, AI is About to Become a Big Part of Our Lives

James McLeod - Financial Post
August 14, 2020

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Eventually, AI will become just a routine part of software development whenever there’s a task that can use data for pattern recognition, said Wally Trenholm, chief executive of Toronto-based Sightline Innovation Inc. and a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Trenholm said deep learning will be embedded in everything and become so normal that nobody will even talk about it.

“I look at AI as kind of a multipurpose technology, kind of like the databases of the 1970s,” he said. “If you look at every piece of software right now, it’s got a database in it, and …

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