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TWIST: Episode 1 – The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

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Episode 1 – The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

In many ways, 2016 was a remarkable year for Artificial Intelligence (AI). While computer scientists have been involved in AI research and the development of AI–based products for more than 50 years, 2016 represents a turning point is the commercialization of AI–based solutions.

As we begin 2017, I examine the potential of AI and some applications that are on the horizon.



Steve_aes-114Steven B. Bryant is a futurist, researcher, and author who investigates the innovative application and strategic implications of science and technology on society and business. He is the author of DISRUPTIVE: Rewriting the rules of physics, which is a thought–provoking book that shows where relativity fails and introduces Modern Mechanics, a unified model of motion that fundamentally changes how we view modern physics. DISRUPTIVE is available at,, and other booksellers!

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