Embark on a thrilling journey into the fast-moving, controversial world of artificial intelligence. AI is already upending dozens of industries, from defense to travel to journalism to the arts, and people are very curious as to what's really happening. We'll explore AI's origins and technical foundations to deliver a deeper understanding of its awesome power to reshape our lives, eliminating repetitive tasks and bringing new efficiency. We'll also explore the darker side of AI, including the real threat of millions of humans being put suddenly out of work, and the risks an unchecked AI could potentially spiral out of control and endanger humanity's very existence. Don't miss it!
The AI Revolution • It’s potentially the greatest invention of all time. But is the world ready?
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: HOW WE GOT HERE • Tracing AI’s evolution and growing impact on our lives
Early History • 1940s-1970s: Early Innovations and the Turing Test
Middle History • 1980s-1990s: The Second AI Boom
Modern History • 2000s-2020s: Where We Are Today
AI Pioneers • Some of the brilliant minds who shaped AI’s early foundations, concepts, and applications
AI AT WORK TODAY • It may sound futuristic, but AI is already revolutionizing everyday life in unseen ways.
Outsourcing Everyday Writing • Wordsmith a cover letter, supercharge your résumé, and conquer other writing tasks.
Enhancing Human Creativity • Leverage existing art, fiction, and design to take creative endeavors to new heights
Unlocking Imaginary Worlds • Fusing human imagination with technology, AI can create masterpieces.
Automating Personal Finance • Safely, cheaply, and easily take charge of your banking and investments.
Simulating Human Companionship • From personal assistants to therapists, the benefits and threats of AI-driven emotional support
Generating Incredible Music • Tunes without creators are already starting to resonate with audiences.
Powering Driverless Cars • Virtual brains are replacing humans behind the wheel.
Securing Modern Business • Safeguarding the expanding landscape of our increasingly digital lives
Building Smarter Homes • New domestic tools that deliver efficiency, security, and connectivity
THE MANY FUTURES OF AI • Here are some of the ways AI promises to reshape every corner of our world.
Transforming Healthcare • Expect revolutions in diagnostics, personalized treatment, and pandemic prediction.
Transforming Finance • Powerful tools are making growing wealth faster, smarter, more efficient —even safer.
Transforming Media • Streamlining, personalizing, and redefining the news and entertainment landscape
Transforming War • Drones, robots, and autonomous weapons are reshaping the combat landscape.
THE DARKER SIDE OF AI • Exploring the double-edged sword of artificial intelligence and the increasingly urgent calls for regulation
FEAR: AI IS COMING FOR YOUR JOB • AI’s sweeping changes in the workplace could come at a huge human cost.
Fear: AI is Flawed and Can’t Be Trusted • Facing the growing perils of discrimination, bias, and misinformation
Fear: AI is Empowering Wrongdoing • Safeguarding trust, privacy, and democracy in an age of AI-enabled deception
Fear: AI Will Get Sentient and Take Over • Ethical concerns for a future humans can no longer control
Maintaining a Human Touch • Thoughts on an essential partnership in advancing technology
Artificial Intelligence: Everything You Need To Know