Artificial intelligence is a hot topic these days. Computer programs are beating humans at complex games like Go, cars are learning to drive themselves, and more and more startups are claiming that they use artificial intelligence in their products. With this much hype, it’s easy to overlook the fundamentals of the subject.
What is artificial intelligence, what are its potential use cases, what does its history look like, what’s the difference between artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning, and what is the current state of affairs in the space?
Here’s a great primer by Andreessen Horowitz which answers these questions.
Also published on Medium.