2014 in Computing: Breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence
The past year saw progress in developing hardware and software capable of human feats of intelligence.
The holy grail of artificial intelligence—creating software that comes close to mimicking human intelligence—remains far off. But 2014 saw major strides in machine learning software that can gain abilities from experience. Companies in sectors from biotech to computing turned to these new techniques to solve tough problems or develop new products.