Jan 19, 2018
The promise of Artificial Intelligence is enormous in almost every sphere it touches; education, health, agriculture and care, to name just a few sectors. AI has clear potential to transform outcomes in just a few years. As ever, risks abound, with autonomous weapons an area of special concern for experts today, and plenty more to come. For episode 2 of ‘Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution’, we consult Stuart Russell, Professor of Computer Science and Smith-Zadeh Professor in Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; Jeremy Howard, founder of Fast.ai; Francesca Rossi, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Padova (currently on leave at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center); Farb Nivi, founder of Grockit and Learnist; Wendell Wallach, Chair of Technology and Ethics Studies, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Yale University, and Co-chair of the WEF Global Future Council on Technology, Values, and Policy; Geoff Mulgan, Director of the UK’s National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts; and Erica Kochi, Co-director of UNICEF's Innovation Unit.