Got an idea for a holiday? Send it to us

Submit Now

118 Shares
118 Shares
SunJul 16

Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day – July 16, 2023

Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day is celebrated on July 16 each year. With discoveries in science, tech, and healthcare, A.I. offers the possibility of a more evolved future. A.I. tools already dominate the market making human life much easier. From travel and navigation to smartphone apps, A.I. has taken the world by storm and looks set to change the future. Although many believe that A.I. only emerged in recent years, its foundations reach back further than that. Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day was created to celebrate the history and accomplishments of A.I. tech and raise awareness about its current and future use cases in human life. IF you’re keen to enter the A.I. field there are many computer science scholarships available that will help cover the cost of earning a degree.

History of Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day

A.I. Heart LLC established this day in May 2021. Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day honors A.I. technology’s positive contributions to humanity. It simultaneously highlights AI ethics and encourages a national conversation about A.I. and ethics. Artificial intelligence, as opposed to natural intelligence produced by humans and animals, is intelligence exhibited by machines. A.I. research is defined as the scientific study of intelligent agents. This refers to machines that understand their surroundings and act to increase their chances of reaching their objectives.

Machines that copy and demonstrate cognitive abilities like that of the human mind, were historically called artificial intelligence. This includes problem-solving and learning. Major A.I. researchers have now rejected this approach. They describe A.I. in the context of rational behavior, which does not restrict how intelligence can be expressed. The development of A.I. has had its ups and downs.

Artificial intelligence first appeared as a storytelling device and has since been prominent in fiction, like in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Many of the same questions that are now being explored in the ethics of artificial intelligence were highlighted by these individuals and their fates. Mechanical reasoning was first studied by philosophers and mathematicians in the 1900s. The research of formal logic ultimately led to Alan Turing’s idea of computation. He proposed that a machine could replicate any conceivable act of logical deduction by manipulating the symbols ‘0’ and ‘1.’ The Church–Turing thesis is the idea that digital computers can imitate any formal reasoning process.

Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day timeline

1943
The First Recognized A.I.

The first recognized A.I. is created in McCulloch and Pitts' formal design for the Turing-complete artificial neurons.

1956
A.I. Research is Born

The field of A.I. research is born in a Dartmouth College workshop.

1985
The A.I. Market Reaches New Highs

The A.I. market climbs to over a billion dollars.

2015
Software Projects Use A.I.

Over 2,700 software projects integrate some form of A.I. within Google.

Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day FAQs

What is the significance of A.I.?

Artificial intelligence is influencing the future of almost every sector and every person on the planet. It has acted as the driving force behind developing technologies such as big data, robotics, and the Internet of Things, and it will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.

What impact will A.I. have on the world?

According to a World Economic Forum research on the Future of Jobs, A.I. will generate 58 million A.I. jobs this year. There’s a good chance that A.I. will surpass humans in most mental skills by 2030, but that doesn’t guarantee it’ll steal jobs from humans.

What influence does A.I. have on society?

Artificial intelligence has the potential to significantly increase the efficiency of our industries while also enhancing the job that humans can accomplish. When A.I. takes over mundane or dangerous duties, it frees up the human worker to focus on tasks that require creativity and empathy, among other skills.

Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day Activities

  1. Conduct research into A.I. evolution

    Celebrate this observance by shining the spotlight on the benefits of A.I. tools. Explore the need for ethical conversations in the field of A.I. research.

  2. Take a class

    A.I. learning classes are available to those interested in pursuing a career in A.I. development. Take an A.I. learning course and broaden your skillset from today.

  3. Use A.I. tools

    There are several A.I. tools available with easy access. From smart cars to video and music streaming, use these tools to celebrate the power of A.I.

5 Fascinating Facts About Artificial Intelligence

  1. Famous A.I.

    The characters Vision from Marvel’s “Avengers” and Jarvis in “Iron Man” are A.I. representations in the movie industry.

  2. Sophia

    Saudi Arabia granted the humanoid robot Sophia citizenship status.

  3. It goes way back

    A.I. emerged as early as the 1950s.

  4. A.I. pets

    It is predicted that A.I.-driven pets will be available in 2025.

  5. Better than electricity

    Sundar Pichai – Google CEO – claimed that A.I. will be more transformative than electricity.

Why We Love Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day

  1. Improving automation

    A.I. has long been regarded as a promising driver of business innovation. Business operations benefit from automation. It reduces costs and improves consistency, speed, and scalability.

  2. A.I. connects us

    Every day, artificial intelligence makes our lives easier. Many applications and services that assist us with daily tasks, such as interacting with friends, accessing an app, or using ride-share services, are powered by A.I.

  3. Celebrating innovation and creativity

    A.I. is human innovation and creativity at its finest. Humans are committed to making the world a better place by using these tools to improve living standards.

Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day dates

YearDateDay
2023July 16Sunday
2024July 16Tuesday
2025July 16Wednesday
2026July 16Thursday
2027July 16Friday

Want to sponsor this holiday?

Holidays Straight to Your Inbox

Every day is a holiday!
Receive fresh holidays directly to your inbox.