Artificial intelligence (AI) has a perception problem in India. In the emerging debate around AI, it is either a bugaboo or the tech industry’s secret potion for profiteering.

It is also seen as a gigantic steamroller that is flattening the IT jobs landscape. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

AI is making the future brighter; it represents civilizational progress. Look at it this way.

If the collective human intelligence took 25 years to double, with AI it could happen every year. Imagine billions of AI bots working together to create new inventions and cures for terminal diseases.

Okay, let’s talk about stuff that is slightly less profound. AI and robotics, as we speak, are changing the way we consume services, experience products and interact with devices. Read more from livemint.com…

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