Artificial intelligence, often referred to as AI, is the ability of a computer or computer-controlled robot to perform tasks commonly associated with intelligent beings.
Artificial intelligence is the ability of a machine to copy intelligent human behavior. It is used to enable commercially viable smart systems and is a vital component of automation and machine learning. The expression was coined by US computer scientist John McCarthy in 1955, but pioneers like the UK's Alan Turing laid the foundations for the field in the 1940s. This page collates DW content on artificial intelligence.
Siri vs. Alexa, US vs. China - the battle for all kinds of technology is on. But where on Earth is Germany? Damien McGuiness lets the robots do the hosting on the latest Stammtisch, while Michaela Kuefner debates why Artificial Intelligence matters and how it’s changing Germany with guests Rasmus Rothe and Aspen Istitute‘s Tyson Barker.
If planet Earth had just five pigs, three would be in China. So the spread of a deadly swine disease there is especially worrying. Will facial recognition software help stop African swine fever? We have asked a vet.