6 ways AI is helping us learn more about our past

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  • Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used to aid research across disciplines.
  • AI from British firm DeepMind is helping to restore ancient Greek texts.
  • Facial recognition technology is being used to identify Jewish people in photographs from WWII.
  • With AI, researchers from the Netherlands have discovered that the Dead Sea Scrolls were written by two people, not one person, as previously thought.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is usually associated with getting us to the future faster, but it can also be a powerful tool in uncovering the past.

Here are 6 ways the technology is being used around the world to help us understand the past and prepare for the future.

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