Published on August 20, 2018 by

Democratizing AI for individuals

FEI-FEI LI, JOANNE CHEN, MEGAN SMITH

AI has enormous potential for improving the world, from increasing productivity to creating new medicines. But to realize AI’s promise rather than its potential threats, the systemic barriers of entry must be fixed to engage much broader diversity in its creators. The technology must be made available to the largest possible community of developers, entrepreneurs, users, and enterprises — welcoming far broader application. Li, Smith, and Chen will discuss the role the various players in the ecosystem creating and broadly distributing AI including large companies like Google, small startups, governments, civil society, and individuals, and the implications for all of us.

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