Everyone has that one fact they tell people when they want to blow their minds. Some of the best mind-blowing facts come from scientists, and artificial intelligence researchers have some amazing ones.Tech Insider talked to AI researchers, roboticists, and computer scientists around the world and asked what were the most surprising facts that they learned during their careers.
IBM "For me, it's the fact that computers can outperform humans at a number of tasks — and there are more and more things they can beat us at. There will always be things that humans can do better, but it's increasingly impressive the number of things that computers can do better than us. "There's Jeopardy, where the machine was able to outperform the top Jeopardy contestants. There's games like backgammon, poker, and chess. Now computers are [beating humans at] the game of Go. "The game of Go is something that people for a while thought that computers would never be able to do well in. Now computers are able to play."