Artificial intelligence is on everyone’s lips today but has been a long time in the making.
Machines that think for themselves have captured our imagination since the earliest days of science fiction. But in 2023, artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer a fictional concept. Non-human agents are making smart decisions in fields ranging from entertainment to medicine.
AI went truly mainstream with the launch of ChatGPT (for Chat Generative Pre-Trained Transformer) in 2022. Designed as a natural language chatbot, ChatGPT saw AI reaching new heights of humanlike behavior. Here we look at how AI got there — and where it may go next.