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Artificial Intelligence

This guide provides information and resources for beginning research on artificial intelligence.

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There are a number of videos available on this subject, both on the internet and through our available databases. This page features some useful examples. For more, we recommend accessing the Films on Demand database.


Refrigerators, telephones, and computers contain some form of artificial intelligence, but not all AI is created equal. In this video, explore the two forms of artificial intelligence— narrow AI and general AI.

Will artificial intelligence take over the planet? In this video, explore how AI developed out of board games functions in reality.

New tech spawns new anxieties, says scientist and philosopher Grady Booch, but we don't need to be afraid an all-powerful, unfeeling AI. Booch allays our worst (sci-fi induced) fears about superintelligent computers by explaining how we'll teach, not program, them to share our human values. Rather than worry about an unlikely existential threat, he urges us to consider how artificial intelligence will enhance human life.

AI technology is being used in Healthcare to make it more efficient. IBM's Watson is assisting doctors to help detect diseases through its connection to big data.