Artificial Intelligence Laws, Privacy and the GDRP

According to the term ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI) was first coined in 1956, recently the pace of AI development has accelerated exponentially driven by big data, continual inventions of advanced algorithms, and ever advancing computing storage and processing power. AI essentially comprises of 1. Data 2. Information and 3. Knowledge. At its highest-level AI describes machines that are designed to mimic human behaviour. This includes how we reason, analyse, deduce and perceive. The popular depiction of AI are robots on the movie screen taking over the world, but AI is used every day in far simpler and less dramatic ways in our hospitals, schools, retail outlets, all around us.

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