Smart Until It's Dumb: Why artificial intelligence keeps making epic mistakes (and why the AI bubble will burst)

"The most lucid layman’s account of AI and its limitations"—The Daily Telegraph

Artificial intelligence is everywhere—powering news feeds, curating search results and invisibly steering our lives. We talk to it and, increasingly, it talks back. And sometimes its answers seem eerily smart.

… Until they don't. 

Billions of dollars have been poured into AI yet it keeps surprising us with its epic fails—confidently wrong chatbots, inadvertently racist photo apps, well-meaning autonomous cars that fail to recognize traffic cones.

Industry insider Emmanuel Maggiori cuts through the hype, revealing the deceptively simple mechanisms behind AI’s impressive results—and its spectacular blunders.

Learn the dark secret of the AI industry—how unreasonable expectations, shady practices and outright lying have inflated a bubble of monumental proportions. 

Read Smart Until It’s Dumb to discover how AI really works, why it’s not always so smart, and why the AI bubble is about to burst.

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