»An approximate solution to an exact problem is not the same
as an exact solution to an approximate problem.«
The great majority of today’s systems of »artificial intelligence« merely reproduce solutions previously laid out for them by human beings. Good teachers, however, teach their students how to learn by furnishing an environment that allows them to apply and exercise their abilities and special talents. Through careful guidance, the teacher promotes the full development of the student’s potential. A look at the current state of development of neural Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications reveals that, as teachers of these systems, humans do not exactly cover themselves in glory.
Have you ever wondered why computers cannot think (yet)? There is an – admittedly provocative – answer to this question: Because we do not allow it (yet).