Daily highlights and in-depth interviews: Videos from the AI for Good Global Summit

Leading minds in AI and humanitarian action convened with industry leaders and academia at the AI for Good Global Summit, 7-9 June 2017, to discuss how AI will assist global efforts to address poverty, hunger, education, healthcare and the protection…

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Stuart Russell, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC-Berkeley, onstage at the AI for Good Global Summit

Human-compatible AI: Design principles to prevent war between machines and men

AI could write more convincing ‘fake news’ than humans, launch more sophisticated cyber attacks, power ‘killer robot’ lethal autonomous weapons, and leave an increasing number of people competing for a decreasing number of jobs. These possibilities are still relatively remote,…

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Call for papers open for new ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries

First special issue explores Artificial Intelligence in communications networks Geneva, 08 June 2017 – ITU is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the inaugural issue of the ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries – a special issue exploring the contributions of…

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Gary Marcus, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at
New York University, speaking at the AI for Good Global Summit

Reality check: ‘We are not nearly as close to strong AI as many believe’

“Where is the field right now? The first lesson that I want to give you is that we are not nearly as close to strong Artificial Intelligence as many believe,” says Gary Marcus, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at…

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Jürgen Schmidhuber, Scientific Director of Swiss AI Lab, speaking at the AI for Good Global Summit

Moonshot: ‘The AI civilization will expand into space’

“It is clear that they are going transcend us,” says world-renowned pioneer in deep learning and neural networks, Jürgen Schmidhuber. “I have no doubt in my mind that within the next few decades, no one can say exactly when, for…

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Press Release: AI for Good Global Summit welcomes “new frontier” for sustainable development

Inclusive global dialogue aims to chart a course for AI to benefit all of humanity Geneva, 07 June 2017 – The world’s brightest minds in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humanitarian action meet with industry leaders and academia at the AI for…

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