You did not start learning with AI because it does not exist and may never. You started learning a new set of software tools that employ different algorithms from what you were used to using in a format (artificial neural networks) that attempts to mimic what one current theory postulates about how certain types of learning may happen in the human brain. Leaving aside the fact that the theory may be wrong and that other competing theories exist and are just as plausible, there is absolutely nothing “intelligent” happening in your computer. It is computing just as it always has only with different lines of code then before. While I am happy that you are learning a new set of sills and I hate to bad mouth the world renowned Spiros Margarita so called AI is a joke and machine learning, which is a made up term that was only invented as a hedge when AI researchers realized true AI was impossible is worse. Machines can’t learn, machines don’t learn, machines do what machines have always done execute commands and follow instructions. The only thing they have “learned” is a different way to analyze input data and generate output data that relies on algorithms that attempt to mimic the hypothetico-deductive process in human reasoning. Neat stuff, useful even, not learning, not even close.

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