Cons of machine learning 

The big bad machine is taking over! This is simply untrue. In fact, this is why IBM doesn't talk about this tech as artificial intelligence but rather as augmented intelligence. It's a method of computing that extends our cognitive ability, and enhances our reasoning capabilities, whereas artificial intelligence sounds a lot more like a true, simulated intelligence.

Whenever the term AI is used in this book, we're referring to augmented intelligence, unless otherwise stated.

There are two reasons why the majority of people believe that machine learning is here to take over humanity: namely, due to bias, and lack of understanding. 

The bare-bones principles of AI have existed for long before most of us were even born. ...

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