2016 was a great year for advancements in AI technologies and machine learning. The AI market is also flourishing. Despite all the hype and media attention, numerous startups and internet giants are all racing to develop this technology. There have been massive increases in investment and adoptions of it by companies. A study by Narrative Science found that last year alone 38% of businesses had already adopted AI. This uptake is expected to grow to 62% by 2018.