misinterpretations of what ai is
“AI” as a term conflates machine intellgience (Isaac Asimov bullshit) and specific bundles of technologies
The former is weird sci-fi theories about what happens if machines are smarter than you.
The latter requires you to know what a “convolutional neural network is”, but it’s tons of spam. OpenAI serves the former, but people using the latter glom onto it.
As a field, artificial intelligence has always been on the border of respectability, and therefore on the border of crackpottery
South africa calls traffic lights “robots”: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/okorafor-kahiu_10_16/
There’s an HCI element to this: Mahsan et al: The Role Domain Expertise in User Trust and the Impact of First Impressions with Intelligent Systems