Machine learning is now a big part of every single one of our lives. When you use Netflix, recommended shows are presented based on an AI algorithm. Your order history on Amazon is run through a program to create a list of potential products that are uniquely suited to your tastes. Marketers use automation as a way to reach potential prospects and keep current customers engaged with their company. Believe it or not, 79 percent of the top businesses are currently using AI in their business model in some way.
At a glance, it seems like everything related to machine learning involves relatively new products and technology. A new study by the Journal of Field Robotics at the University of Cambridge is challenging our preconceptions about AI and how it ought to impact our lives. Their research and experiments resulted in a tremendous breakthrough in agriculture. We are going to take a look at the challenge, their new robot, and what this means for the future.