On May 3rd, 1978, a man named Gary Thuerk sent the first email spam to 400 recipients inviting them to an open house to showcase a product which (supposedly) resulted in generating $12 million in new sales. But this also led to filing of complaints by a lot of people for the intrusive email.
That was then.
Now, with the onset of AI & Machine Learning, things have changed for the marketeer as well as the consumer. Email providers like Google can easily filter spam and phishing email with 99.9% accuracy, and consumers no longer have to filter intrusive messages.
Artificial Intelligence is now so interminably entwined with our lives that we don’t realize it anymore – from a task as simple as spam filter in our emails to “suggestions” on Netflix or even the news – it’s all driven by AI.
Here’s a look at some top examples of how AI is impacting our daily lives: