With all of the hype around AI and machine learning come many factual inaccuracies. Let's separate the truth from the fiction
"Computer sentience has been fodder for Hollywood for decades. Usually it's for the bad, whether it's HAL in '2001: A Space Odyssey' or the T-800 in 'Terminator.' Occasionally it's been thoughtful, like Project 2501 in 'Ghost in the Shell.' Whatever the plot, few themes elicit such fear and loathing as the robot armies and superintelligent computers we get from movies and TV.
The rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning over the last few years has not helped, and even people who should know better are giving in to fear. The fact is, much of the fear around AI comes from overactive imaginations that machines will mimic our own bad behavior..."
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