Artificial intelligence is taking automation to a new level at an increasing number of companies.
Here are five things to know about this technology, often called AI.
1. AI is computer software and hardware that allows machines to perform tasks that mimic human intelligence and perception.
2. AI technology includes machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing and computer vision. It can process massive amounts of data, come to conclusions about it and make decisions.
3. The technology can replace humans in some tasks, but will also create new jobs.
4. Experts say the human-machine pairing often achieves the best results in a task.
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