Most people in the tech industry will tell you that artificial intelligence is the future. As more experts in this area become necessary, Carnegie Mellon University has announced it will offer an undergraduate degree in AI—something the college says will be a first for the US.
New advancements in AI, machine learning, and neural networks are being made all the time. At this week’s Google I/O developer conference, the company demonstrated its new Duplex technology, which enabled Google Assistant to call and book appointments by mimicking a human voice. It even used speech disfluencies such as “umm” and “ah” to make it sound more like a real person.