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Buddha vs Child Paradigm

“Artificial Intelligence (AI) is like a child, who needs time to learn and adapt, whereas a typical IT system is like Buddha who knows everything about the problem it was supposed to solve.”              - Devesh Rajadhyax, Founder, Cere Labs.

Images: By Purshi - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9827197
By Shaun MItchem - Diggy starts to learn to walk, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4762045 




Let us in this post try to elaborate on this Buddha vs Child Paradigm which Devesh coined for 
differentiating between conventional IT systems and AI. It is essential to know the difference because it 
helps in building the right kind of attitude towards implementing AI systems. A typical IT system such as 
ERP does the job for what it was implemented. It is assumed that it will solve the problem for what it was 
made. Take for example an accounting system like Tally. It will help you to manage your accounts in highly
accurate manner…