CHAPTER 11

The Future

In a previous chapter, I recounted having attended an event in Seattle put on by the United States Chamber of Commerce. It was jointly presented by the Institute for Legal Reform and the Center for Emerging Technologies.

One of the speakers said something like “Big Data is the new oil.” I made a connection then with AI in the form of deep learning, and I’m repeating it here:

“If Big Data is the new oil, deep learning is the new refinery.”

Here’s my overview of the ingredients of the New Refinery as follows, asserting that they consisted of the Computer Processing Units (CPUs) + Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) + Deep Learning algorithms (DL) + Applications revealing useful insights (A); that is, CPUs + GPUs + DLs + As. ...

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