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How AI Is Reinventing What Computers Are


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Illustrative depiction of AI shows a brain inside an electronic circuit.

Now that machines are interacting with people and integrating into the chaos of the wider world, everything becomes more uncertain. The computers are out of their boxes.

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Computers haven't changed much in 40 or 50 years. They're smaller and faster, but they're still boxes with processors that run instructions from humans.

AI changes that on at least three fronts: how computers are made, how they're programmed, and how they're used. Ultimately, it will change what they are for.

From MIT Technology Review
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