Artificial Intelligence and Human Intelligence

JC Sekar

CEO & Co-Founder of Acuizen

The term Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has been widely used since the last century. However, it’s in these recent years that we’ve seen huge progress in this space. The term artificial intelligence is when machines mimic humans and their ways of thinking and behaving, such as learning and problem solving.

In 2001, Steven Spielberg directed a film called AI, where a robot named David, in the form of a boy, had an unquenchable need for his mother’s love and sought across time. The journey of David, a life-like robot, stirred fear and caught the imagination of audiences worldwide at the turn of the century. That was 17 years ago. Today, researchers have created robots that are advanced enough to hold conversations and express emotions.

But has AI has become part of our lives? Or are we still a long way to go? How will this impact us? Will AI truly take over our jobs and our learning?

About JC Sekar

JC is the CEO and co-founder of AcuiZen Technologies, a Singapore-founded venture which focuses on assisting people and enterprises tackle challenges resulting from the dynamic nature of work. JC is a seasoned techno-commercial business professional.

In this episode, you will enjoy…

  • Learning about the definitions around Artificial Intelligence
  • Understanding the context of machine learning and deep learning
  • How machines could gradually reduce man’s cognitive ability and impact our curiosity
  • How the rapid growth of AI will affect the learning industry
  • The discussion on why some educators are resistant to technology and how to help them embrace technology in to their teaching roles
  • What are the possibilities for AI to take over human jobs and will humanity strive to survive this advancement
  • An expert’s predictions for the next 5 to 10 years for AI and human learning

Beautiful Quotes

  • Technology has to be used judiciously at the point of need.
  • Educators need to see themselves as stirring the curiosity and interest to go deeper into the subject. It is not just about giving the right information, it is about asking the right questions.

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    Hosts & Guest

    JC Sekar

    Ling Ling Tai

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