UPSC CSE – SYLLABUS – GS – 3- Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life

Augmented Intelligence

Augmented intelligence is an alternative conceptualization of artificial intelligence that focuses on AI’s assistive role in advancing human capabilities.

Augmented intelligence is a design pattern for a human-centered partnership model of people and artificial intelligence (AI) working together to enhance cognitive performance, including learning, decision making and new experiences.Augmented intelligence reflects the ongoing impact of AI in amplifying human innovation.

To augment not to replace:

How is it so :

Where the Agricultural Revolution harnessed domesticated animals for pastoral farming, and the Industrial Revolution designed machines for factory production, so today the Computational Revolution is leveraging computers to augment human intelligence.

Way forward:



How could augmented intelligence be an alternative conceptualization of artificial intelligence, in assisting the humans in upcoming days? Discuss.