It is a very fine thing that the full-court press of public debate is now training its attention on artificial intelligence. There are, on the one hand, some real and remarkable advances now available to the interested reader; on the other hand, no less than a simple majority of popular talk about artificial intelligence veers into plain nonsense. Of course, both points go, as it were, hand in hand. We all are sailors already at sea in technology: how can one separate the froth from the current—from the undertow?
Here's a fine resource from the Associated Press on how to cover artificial intelligence: