Artificial intelligence, or A.I., is a transformational technology that is uniquely bound to who we are, how we view ourselves, how we evaluate our toughest problems, and how we struggle to solve them. The latest in a long line of innovations that have revolutionized the world, artificial intelligence is already all around us and promises to grow in ways that many may find hard to fathom.
THIS IS A.I. explores some of the most exciting advances in artificial intelligence and its current and future power to transform disciplines and industries. From driverless cars to personal robots, to healthcare, and childhood education, we are already beginning to see how artificial intelligence is fundamentally changing our daily lives.
The advent of A.I. technology raises issues that need to be discussed and problems that need to be solved, but the overwhelming consensus among scientists is that A.I. has the potential to solve some of humankind’s most difficult problems. We’ll hear from leading computer scientists and technology experts, including Dario Gil, IBM’s Vice President of A.I. and Quantum Computing and one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject, as they help illuminate what A.I. is and what it’s becoming. They also reflect on philosophical issues surrounding A.I., as well as its transcendent promise.