There is no shortage of current conversations about artificial intelligence (AI) – both its advantages as well as potential concerns. There are also many more unknowns than definites when it comes to the world of developing computer systems capable of performing tasks typically associated with human intelligence.

In fact, the two-letter AI acronym can be favorably compared to a three-letter predecessor in WWW. The early days of the World Wide Web were often a wild, wild west scenario with few people really knowing what they were doing and limited options to obtain any answers.

Additional similarities between the early days of the internet and AI: Tremendous optimism about the capabilities combined with a clear degree of skepticism as well as a wide range of unanswered questions that fall into the “to be determined” category.

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