AI hype has peaked so what’s next? | TechCrunch

Year 2017 has been the year of AI, reaching a fever pitch of VC and corporate investment. But, as with any hot technology, AI is outgrowing this phase of experimentation and hype. According to research firm Gartner, we’re past the “peak of inflated expectations.” 

Next up is a necessary recalibration of the space—one that will separate the winning AI-driven companies from all the noise. Facebook, Google, and Amazon are innovating in AI at a rapid pace—displacing smaller competition by releasing new products or open sourcing more AI tools. 


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