Jeff Bigham, program director of the Human-computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon, believes we’ll soon reap the bounties of an AI autumn instead.
An AI winter is a period in which research and funding freeze up and it becomes difficult to break new ground.
The last decade has brought new hope for AI – and with it all the hyperbole the modern media can muster.
So it would then follow that greater hype would lead to a colder winter.
Bigham seems to believe this won’t be the case, because we’re actually accomplishing stuff with modern AI.
In a recent blog post he says: