It’s difficult to describe in a concise list with less than 1,000 words what the definitive direction of artificial intelligence is going to be in a 12-month span. 2016 surprised a number of people in terms of the speed of certain technologies’ development and the revised ETA of new AI-driven products hitting the public market.

Clearly, I say all of this because I am attempting to write just such a list. If you think something belongs on this list or want to contribute your own ideas based on your own expertise and personal opinion, please feel free to contact us at In the meantime, here are the four trends that will dominate artificial intelligence in 2017.

1. Language processing will continue. We could call this “natural language processing” or NLP, but let’s think more broadly about language for a moment.


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Published by Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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4 big things to expect from artificial intelligence in 2017

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