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Artificial Intelligence; Your Companion for the Future

By EMN Updated: Oct 31, 2023 11:52 pm

Artificial intelligence is like the magician at the backstage of a digital circus, pulling rabbits out of data hats and juggling bits and bytes with finesse. It’s the digital Sherlock Holmes, solving mysteries with a keyboard and mouse in place of the magnifying glass and pipe.

You can imagine AI as a savvy digital detective in a world where cat videos and complex algorithms coexist, creating a harmonious blend of intelligence and entertainment.

AI in the current times has very well blended in with human society to say, from agriculture to the south pole of the moon. Use of AI in the education sector to control and better understand the world, deep expeditions under the ocean to the far interstellar space explorations, AI has strongly influenced and touched every sector known to the human world.

Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, stated that “AI is likely to be the best or the worst thing to happen to humanity.” This quote definitely worries all minds as we can rightly say that it is too late for anything or anyone to substitute the AIs  and  if at all there is any, what or who is it going to be for you?

AI has become the quirky roommate we never knew we needed. In fact it’s the unsung hero of everyday life making us laugh and ponder in equal measures. You’re running late for work desperately searching for your keys and your AI assistant sensing your distress bursts into renditions of the Mission Impossible theme songs, guiding you to the elusive keys as if your morning routine were an action packed blockbuster. Who needs Hollywood when you have AI turning the ordinary into the extraordinary?

But it’s not just about entertainment. AI has taken on seriously impactful roles too. Remember the days when you had to wait for hours at the doctor’s office? Well, AI is changing the game with chat bots diagnosing ailments and robots assisting in surgeries, healthcare has never been this efficient or amusing. Your next doctor might be a witty AI hologram, prescribing laughter as the best medicine. AI is the ultimate eco-conscious buddy, optimizing energy usage and making recycling a breeze. Your AI powered trash can might just compliment your sorting skills or crack a recycling joke as you dispose of that soda can. Saving the planet, one chuckle at a time. A white paper shows AI application will help China cut down over 3 billion tonnes of carbon emission by 2060.

Artificial Intelligence presents a myriad of opportunities, but it also comes with significant threats. As AI takes over the world at a rapid rate, one major concern is the potential loss of jobs due to automation. As overpopulation increases and AI systems advances, if at all there is no cordial relation between these two major factors eventually it will lead to widespread unemployment and economic instability. Additionally, there are ethical concerns surrounding AI such as privacy issues and the misuse of AI for malicious purposes, which includes cyber attacks and misinformation campaigns. Right at the stage of weak AI and narrow AI we can confidently say that we stand above them since they lack a subconscious mind or so to say common sense like we humans do but we are not very far away from the era of super AIs which can definitely surpass human intelligence, leading to a scenario where we lose control over these powerful technologies, often referred to as “singularity”. Ensuring responsible development and regulation of AI is crucial to mitigate these threats and harness the benefits of this transformative technology. In fact AI is like a toddler with a loaded gun, adorable until it starts shooting.

In a nutshell, AI isn’t just about algorithms and data; it’s about transforming the mundane into the extraordinary, one witty remark at a time. In current times AI acts like the other side of the coin which is equally responsible for the growth of society as much as humans are.

So buckle up and get ready for a future where AI doesn’t just predict a future  but rather makes you laugh your way into it, leaving a trail of smart, eco-friendly giggles in its wake. After all, who said saving the world can’t be hilarious? Artificial intelligence is the future and no one can deny the fact that the gimps of the future are already here. 

Mr. Ricky Das, B.A. 3rd semester

Political Science department

Modern College, Piphema

Chumoukedima district

By EMN Updated: Oct 31, 2023 11:52:46 pm
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