I, Robot. You, Profit.

By James Hires Artificial intelligence (AI) is the future. While AI hasn’t reached futuristic science fiction levels yet, huge sums of money have flowed into developing these marvelous machines.

Despite hiccups, like Microsoft’s memorable Tay (the millennial AI bot) and Google and Stanford’s bot that cheated to complete its task, these machines could revolutionize, well, everything. And while AI might be gaining traction slowly, research firm Gartner believes it could be worth almost $4 trillion by 2022.

As you’d expect, tech giants, like Google’s parent company, Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOGL), and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are the biggest names in AI. But there are also some companies …read more