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Mario Garcia-Lee

Augmenting Human Intelligence

A better way to think of AI is as Augmented Intelligence that enhances human intelligence and transforms the way humans work.

Artificial Intelligence is often conceptualized as a technology that replaces humans and displaces workers from their jobs, and there are fears that AI will lead to a large scale loss of jobs and loss of liberties. While these fears are not entirely unfounded, the outcomes of the current AI revolution will depend very much on the design decisions that we take when we integrate these technologies into our work and our lives.

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What is AI and How Do We Use it

In the last decade, artificial intelligence has captured our collective imaginations… and investors’ wallets. The core ideas for today’s AI started to gain acceptance in the 1950’s, and the industry went through several funding cycles in the 70’s and 80’s. Yet, it was only ten years ago when computers, specifically the GPU’s in them, became powerful enough to run AI software to get useful results.

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