AI is reinventing the way we invent

“New methods of invention with wide applications don’t come by very often, and if our guess is right, AI could dramatically change the cost of doing R&D in many different fields.” Much of innovation involves making predictions based on data. In such tasks, Cockburn adds, “machine learning could be much faster and cheaper by orders of magnitude.””

AI is reinventing the way we invent
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612898/ai-is-reinventing-the-way-we-invent/
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