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Back to the Future, Part II Predicted Techno-Marvels of October 21, 2015

Mr. Fusion aside, this 1989 time-traveling comedy was spot-on about many devices that we now take for granted. Artificial Intelligence in the movie: Marty, Doc and Biff speak to different computerized gadgets and the computers respond intelligently. Where are we now? AI is all around us—think: Siri, the iPhone-based personal assistant, or Watson, IBM’s supercomputer that famously beat human contestants on Jeopardy! A Web-based app for physicians called Modernizing Medicine crunches data sets to recommend disease treatments.

By: Kat Long and Jess Schmerler on in News