6 Unknown Facts About Artificial Intelligence and Its History!

By Tech Tudum

1. The term "artificial intelligence" was first coined by computer scientist John McCarthy in 1956.

2. The development of AI was influenced by World War II, as researchers explored ways to automate tasks previously performed by humans.

3. The first AI program was written by Arthur Samuel in 1952, which played checkers and learned from its mistakes.

4. In the 1960s and 1970s, AI experienced a period of disappointment and funding cuts known as the "AI winter."

5. The resurgence of AI in the 1980s and 1990s was due in part to the development of expert systems, which utilized knowledge bases to solve complex problems.

6. The emergence of deep learning and neural networks in the 2000s and beyond has propelled AI to new heights, enabling it to learn and adapt from vast amounts of data.