Opposing Paradigms: Blockchain Vs Artificial Intelligence [ARTICLE]

Not sure if you should be using artificial intelligence or blockchain technology? Wondering if one is safer than the other? Gain insights on the characteristics of both and learn which one is the biggest threat.




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First and foremost, let’s describe the differences of blockchain technology and artificial intelligence. Blockchain is defined as a digital database containing information, such as records, that can be simultaneously used and shared within a large accessible network, according to Merriam-Webster. Artificial intelligence, on the other hand, is defined as the capability of a machine to imitate human behavior. The two are in no way the same thing and yet their technologies are being used to advance companies competitively, and many hold on to the fear that both will come after human jobs.

However, blockchain and AI can be used together. Blockchain can help humans track, understand and explain decisions that are made by machine learning, as the decisions made can sometimes be hard for humans to understand. Just as well artificial intelligence can easily manage blockchain better than humans can. Together they can be revolutionary, but which is the biggest threat?

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