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The Worlds That AI Might Create

Posted by hkarner - 15. Oktober 2019

Date: 14-10-2019
Source: The Wall Street Journal By Michael Totty

Artificial intelligence will have a profound impact—on our jobs, our health and possibly our very existence. But that’s where consensus ends.

When it comes to artificial intelligence, there’s a clear consensus: It is a growing presence in our offices and homes. But the consensus ends when you ask the next question: What will it mean?

To some experts, an AI world means more jobs, and more interesting ones; to others, it means a devastating loss of employment opportunities. To some, it means a deadly threat to human existence; to others, it means better health and longer—perhaps much longer—lives. To some, it means a time when AI can help us make smarter decisions; to others, it means the destruction of our privacy. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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The Coming AI Springa

Posted by hkarner - 15. Oktober 2019

James Manyika

James Manyika is Chairman of the McKinsey Global Institute and a senior partner in McKinsey & Company’s San Francisco Office.

Jacques Bughin is a director of the McKinsey Global Institute and a McKinsey senior partner based in Brussels.

Artificial intelligence can generate tremendous value for us all, if policymakers and businesses act swiftly and smartly to capture its full benefits and mitigate the inevitable risks. The long-awaited “AI spring” may finally be arriving, but we will need to be prepared to manage its onset with care.

LONDON – Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us, generating excitement about how it could increase prosperity and transform our lives in multiple ways. Yet the technology is also likely to be disruptive. Policymakers and businesses must therefore try to capture the full value of what AI has to offer, while avoiding the downside risks.

The idea of AI has been around for more than a half-century, and we have lived through previous periods of excitement followed by long stretches of disappointment – “AI winters” – when the tech didn’t live up to the hype. But recent progress in AI algorithms and techniques, combined with a massive increase in computing power and an explosion in the amount of available data, has driven significant and tangible advances, promising to generate value for individuals, businesses, and society as a whole. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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How China Can Reach its Centennial Goal

Posted by hkarner - 15. Oktober 2019

Zhang Jun is Dean of the School of Economics at Fudan University and Director of the China Center for Economic Studies, a Shanghai-based think tank.

The focus on exports has undoubtedly served China well over the last four decades. But the key to achieving President Xi Jinping’s goal of creating a “great modern socialist country” by 2049 will be unleashing the potential of China’s domestic market, especially by eliminating institutional barriers to the growth of private enterprises.

SHANGHAI – Two years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that by the time the People’s Republic celebrates its centenary in 2049, it should be a “great modern socialist country” with an advanced economy. To achieve this ambitious goal, China will need to secure another three decades of strong economic performance and inclusive development. The question is how.

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