Sep 1, 2022

The Worst AI Advice You’ll Ever Hear

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Facebook (now Meta) popularized the Silicon Valley ethos with the saying “Move fast and break things”. This approach might have worked when disrupting the social media business, but it’s causing all sorts of problems for them as well as other major AI players. Breaking things and moving fast might be the reason why so many AI projects are failing. According to an MIT study, over 85% of AI projects fail to deliver their stated objectives, and 70% of data science projects never make it to fruition. Clearly moving fast and breaking things doesn’t work if you’re not getting closer to success.

There’s a difference between Iterating to Success and Breaking Things.

The oft-cited Silicon Valley ethos of “Move fast and break things” isn’t working that well for AI.

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