Saturday, December 7, 2019

It's On All Of Us To Build AI For Good - Tara Chklovski, Forbes

Today, AI algorithms are changing everything from how we navigate the world around us to how we think about our humanity. In the words of author and media theorist Neil Postman, “A new technology does not add or subtract something. It changes everything.” In 1992, Postman was writing about the rise of computers, but also about the printing press, the steam engine and television. These revolutions led to incredible benefits while fundamentally altering society. We should expect AI to do the same. And instead of ignoring or fearing this change, we should analyze the negative consequences and address them.