Episode from the podcastAll Things Connected

#12: The Promise and Perils of Artificial Intelligence

Released Thursday, 27th August 2020
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Director of Artificial Intelligence for the Air Force and Director of Operations for the MIT AI Accelerator and author of the newly released book "https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/t-minus-ai-michae… (T-Minus AI: Humanity’s Countdown to Artificial Intelligence and the New Pursuit of Global Power") Michael Kanaan joins the podcast to discuss what is at stake as artificial intelligence becomes increasingly advanced.
Michael and Jared discuss Michael's excellent book and the themes it covers, such as the ways that AI already are influencing our lives, how AI might transform our society in the future, the geopolitical risks posed by AI and how it is being used to advance dystopian realities in places like China and Russia, the ethical quandaries posed by AI, and much more. 
Background reading:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/t-minus-ai-michae… (T-Minus AI: Humanity’s Countdown to Artificial Intelligence and the New Pursuit of Global Powe)r by Michael Kanaan
https://www.ted.com/talks/sam_harris_can_we_build_… (Can we build Artificial Intelligence without losing control over it)? (TED talk, Sam Harris)
https://www.npr.org/2019/12/17/788681618/raising-d… (Raising Devandra) (NPR / Invisibilia)
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/… (China's Artificial Intelligence Surveillance State Goes Global ) (Ross Andersen, The Atlantic)
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