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Do you plan to create applications that employ Artificial Intelligence?

Survey period: 25 Jul 2016 to 1 Aug 2016

And no comments on your users, please.

OptionVotes% 
Yes – I am right now759.89
Yes – In the next 6-12 months8611.35
Yes – Next year557.26
Probably not in the near future31040.90
No22429.55
I don't code81.06



 
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GeneralMaybe.... Pin
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General"Yes", strictly speaking... Pin
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Johnny J.26-Jul-16 7:51
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GeneralYes! Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter26-Jul-16 2:06
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GeneralMissing option: "been there, done that" Pin
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GeneralFor artificial intelligence is required human intelligence first Pin
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GeneralThing is, I first got to complete the A.I. app to help me decide that... Pin
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GeneralNo artificial flavors or preservatives. Pin
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GeneralThere's Still Another Battle To Be Won Pin
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Ravi Bhavnani25-Jul-16 6:02
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GeneralInstead we use... Pin
Sander Rossel24-Jul-16 21:53
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GeneralOh no! Pin
Mohibur Rashid24-Jul-16 21:36
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GeneralRe: Oh no! Pin
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Slacker00725-Jul-16 1:50
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GeneralDevs stand together and say no to AI! Pin
R. Erasmus24-Jul-16 21:03
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R. Erasmus26-Jul-16 21:19
R. Erasmus26-Jul-16 21:19 
When I look at AI, I use my experience of automation. If I look at automation as a whole, on the negative side I see people loosing their jobs or being turned into burger flippers.

E.g. (burger flippers)
We have cashiers in our country where the tasks of being the cashier has been automated... They still work behind the cash desk, the customers insert the money into the machine and they automatically get back there money from the machine... all she now does is ring up all the items which she was doing in any case. She now gets less value out of her job that she was already getting.

E.g. (job losses)
The car industry, mining sector... no more required to say on these apart from that there is no way of getting a job for all of those who loosed jobs.

On the positive side (and this is how I view automation):
It frees up you time to focus on the real issues or the things that there were no time to look at previously and prevents you from having to do the tedious tasks. It makes it possible to do finish something quicker, less error prone, more cost affective (for someone else).

Now, if I have to weigh the positive against the negative... I have to say that before I can choose the positive I have to consider the negative because this are people's livelihood we are talking about. If you want to go that route, make sure that those who loose there jobs can start working in something else... e.g. research? But the reality of it is that, that will never happen as the main drive behind any idea is making $$$ and not making peoples lives better.
"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence."
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