Artificial Intelligence: a danger to mankind, or the key to a better world?

12 September 2018

Siri, Alexa and Cortana are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Artificial Intelligence (or A.I.), which is playing an increasingly pervasive role in our lives.

But there are growing concerns that these powerful technologies pose equally powerful dangers, even posing an existential threat to humanity itself. 

Peter-Paul Verbeek, [PRON FAIR-BAKE] is a Philosophy Professor at Twente University in the Netherlands, and a member of UNESCO’s World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology.

He explained to Conor Lennon from UN News, how AI was already in common use today.

Audio Credit:
Conor Lennon, UN News
Audio Duration:
6'54"