According to news, articles artificial intelligence is being used for everything to predict court cases, develop self-driving cars and fuel earnings at Microsoft.

It’s also capturing more attention from the media. Earlier this year the number of monthly news articles about AI topped 250, according to data on Bloomberg. That’s up from a handful two years ago.

Companies are also increasingly discussing AI on their conference calls. A search of Bloomberg data showed that AI was mentioned on corporate conference calls more than 80 times a month earlier this year. Again, that surged starting in 2016.

*Published on May 8, 2017*