If you are one of those idiots like me who saw artificial intelligence (AI) as a looming challenge, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to AI by Arthur Goldstuck will be a welcome wake-up call. AI has been around for ages, and we already use it without realising it.

“If you use a smartphone, you use AI. The moment you turn to Google Maps, Apple Map or Waze to give you directions and help you avoid heavy traffic, you are using AI. When you use predictive text in WhatsApp and iMessage, and grammar-correction tools in Gmail and Word, you are using AI.”..

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