The AI Hype is Back – But What’s Really Behind It?

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After a period of waning interest in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the hype around artificial intelligence (AI) is back, and it’s heating up a war between tech giants like Microsoft, Google, and Facebook. But what’s driving this new wave of excitement? Simply put, these mega-corporations are in a constant race to grow and make more money. In order to do so, they need to showcase their latest developments, dust off old technology that’s been collecting dust, and generate buzz around their brands. However, there is a significant challenge when it comes to corporate executives and AI. Here’s how…...

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