The Influence Of Artificial Intelligence

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The influence of Artificial Intelligence in the development of human beings


Human have long dreamed of creating things like God. Since 18th century, it came true that machines have been engaged into manual labor instead of human beings. And in 1940s, the invention of computer brought the development in the field of artificial intelligence. Then, a new era appears that intelligent machines replace people for doing the brain-work. However, the development of artificial intelligence is not comprehensive. Therefore, it is of great importance to look into its history and today’s development and influence to look forward.

Artificial Intelligence can be traced back to antiquity, with myths, there is a belief that artificial beings would be endowed with consciousness or intelligence by craftsmen; as is written by Pamela McCorduck, AI (Artificial Intelligence) began with “an ancient wish to forge the gods.” (citation1) Classical philosophers who attempted to describe and define the process of thinking of human planted the modern seeds of AI. For instance, Aristotle (384-322 BC, An ancient Greek philosopher and scientist) put forward the syllogism (A kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or more propositions that are asserted or assumed to be true, defined by Aristotle) which is still the basic thesis of deductive inference (Also deductive reasoning, the process of reasoning from one or more
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