AI is not new... and it's all around us 1 2017-05-22 13:36 CGTN Editor: Liang Meichen ECNS App Download "Ai" in Chinese means "love". But even Chinese people are starting to think of artificial intelligence when they see the abbreviation "AI". As the concept again gathers momentum, it's a good time to reintroduce you to it. You may already know digital assistants like Google Now, Siri and Cortana. But AI is much wider and deeper than these consumer products.