IT has been constantly evolving since the first program was implemented on a punch card. Each new solution is simpler, more precise or more general. Weak Artificial intelligence techniques are currently widely used in games, cars, household goods... actually it is difficult to point an area where these methods are not applicable. We are just a few steps away from AI to fully dominate IT. We discuss the AI applications, opportunities and threats, and the significance of the latest success of AlphaGo.
Check the lecture given during the Devoxx Belgium conference, Antwerp, 2016. Although over two years old, the talk remains up-to-date as covers the predictions of still-to-come evolution in IT and software development.
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