A Brief History of AI

Audio • 8 minutes

Learning Objectives

  1. Discover the origins and development of AI, tracing its journey from mid-20th-century theories and concepts to the present day.
  2. Recognise how AI impacts various aspects of daily life.
  3. Explore the advancements in generative AI models, like ChatGPT, that demonstrate the capability of AI to create human-like content.

Lesson Description

Explore the history of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in this enlightening podcast lesson. Discover AI's roots, evolution, and modern influence, from mid-20th century ideas to generative models like ChatGPT. Learn about key milestones, including the Turing Test, and delve into challenges and breakthroughs over the decades. Gain a clear understanding of AI's trajectory, practical applications, and future potential.