I have always admired teachers. I dislike algorithms. Teachers are the real thing.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the other hand is a term we hear daily. AI is a blanket term for specializations or algorithms, using a group of instructions, with the ability to pivot and modify other algorithms without only relying on learned inputs and data.

John Foley is a Staff Writer for the Bertie Ledger-Advance and Perquimans Weekly. He can be reached via email at jfoley@apgenc.com.