"Another cup of coffee, ma'am?" Stop and ask yourself if it would make a difference to you who asked that: person or machine.
Because those days may be coming; we're already saying "OK Google" to our phones, and some of us are making requests of Siri and Alexa.
Artificial Intelligence will play a prominent role in the future, and Amir Husain suggests we get ready. NOT by either popping champagne corks or hiding under the bed, but by understanding the possibilities of AI and humans side-by-side.
Husain, an AI expert, is the author of The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence.
He visits with an overview of what he sees down the AI road.