Chris Anderson: Help us understand what machine learning is, because that seems to be the key driver of so much of the excitement and also of the concern around artificial intelligence. How does machine learning work? Sebastian Thrun: So, artificial intelligence and machine learning is about 60 years old and… Continue Reading What AI is — and isn’t | Sebastian Thrun and Chris Anderson

I want to talk about one of the big questions, perhaps the biggest question: How should we live together? How should a group of people, who perhaps live in a city or in the continent or even the whole globe, share and manage common resources? How should we make the… Continue Reading What if we replaced politicians with randomly selected people? | Brett Hennig

When I was a kid, I was the quintessential nerd. I think some of you were, too. (Laughter) And you, sir, who laughed the loudest, you probably still are. (Laughter) I grew up in a small town in the dusty plains of north Texas, the son of a sheriff who… Continue Reading Don’t fear superintelligent AI | Grady Booch

>>CARLY: Hello! Welcome, everybody! My name is Carly Morris. I’m from the Internet Society. It’s great to see so many faces online! Hopefully you can all hear me. Before we get started today, I just wanted to run over some discussion guidelines. So in order to respect sound quality for… Continue Reading Community Forum – 15 June 2017 – How will the Internet impact societies?

53rd Special Course on National Defence The impact of artificial intelligence on the security of society We received a challenge: “For that reason Honkela wants to send the decision makers on machine learning courses instead of national defence courses.” Jaakko Lyytinen, Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, Feb 5, 2017 We took on… Continue Reading Tekoäly: Uhka vai mahdollisuus | Artificial Intelligence: Threat or Opportunity

I’m James. I’m a writer and artist, and I make work about technology. I do things like draw life-size outlines of military drones in city streets around the world, so that people can start to think and get their heads around these really quite hard-to-see and hard-to-think-about technologies. I make… Continue Reading The nightmare videos of childrens’ YouTube — and what’s wrong with the internet today | James Bridle

I want to talk to you tonight about the work that makes all other work possible, about the millions of women who go to work in our homes every single day, caring for children as nannies, caring for our loved ones with disabilities and our elders, as home care workers,… Continue Reading The work that makes all other work possible | Ai-jen Poo

As patients, we usually remember the names of our doctors, but often we forget the names of our nurses. I remember one. I had breast cancer a few years ago, and somehow I managed to get through the surgeries and the beginning of the treatment just fine. I could hide… Continue Reading A tribute to nurses | Carolyn Jones

I’m going to talk about how AI and mankind can coexist, but first, we have to rethink about our human values. So let me first make a confession about my errors in my values. It was 11 o’clock, December 16, 1991. I was about to become a father for the… Continue Reading How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee