As members of the Machine Learning community, it would be a good idea for us all to have an idea of the history of the sector we work in. Although we are currently living through an authentic boom in Machine Learning, this field has not always been so prolific, going through periods of high expectations and advances as well as “winters” of severe stagnation.
Birth [1952 – 1956]
First Winter of AI [1974 – 1980]
The Explosion of the 1980s [1980 – 1987]
Second AI Winter [1987 – 1993]
Explosion and Commercial Adoption [2006 – Present Day]