Why AI is having its Big Bang moment

Why AI is having its Big Bang moment
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Simon Robertson
The Cambrian explosion (or the Biological Big Bang) refers to an interval of time approximately 538.8 million years ago when there was a sudden radiation of complex life. Said another way: there was massive change.On a more manageable and recent timescale, a great deal of the world’s technological advances can be attributed to Darpa (Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency) out of the US Department of Defence. Before you bemoan governments and the military-industrial complex, if it wasn’t for Darpa we likely wouldn&rsquo...

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