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Types of AI: Functionality

calculator iconNarrow AI

Narrow Artificial Intelligences are designed to perform a specific task and can usually do so better faster and more efficiently than humans. They compute, recognise patterns in the data they’ve been trained on, identify images, etc. 



human brain iconArtificial General Intelligence 

Artificial Intelligence that is maximally broad intelligence, the ability to accomplish any goal – including learning - as well as humans (Tegmark, 2017, p. X – Chapter 2).



robot iconArtificial Super Intelligence

Artificial Super Intelligence is Artificial General Intelligence that surpasses every human in most professions. This does not yet exist (Bryk, n.d.).