AI and Inequality

I appreciate this is very short notice but at 1800 CEST today, Joseph Stiglitz is talking with Anton Korienek about AI and Inequality. The event is organised by the Centre for the Governance of AI. The event’s webpage says Over the next decades, AI will dramatically change the economic landscape. It may also magnify inequality, both within and across countries. Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics, will join us for a conversation with Anton Korinek on the economic consequences of increased AI capabilities. They will discuss the relationship between technology and inequality, the potential impact of AI on the […]

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UNESCO on AI and education

UNESCO have recently published a document on AI and Education aimed as guidance for policy makers. This report discusses the promise of the benefits of AI, which are of course inextricable from AI’s implications and risks.   So, first of all, what are the benefits that AI promises according to UNESCO?  To begin with, AI technologies are increasingly being used to facilitate the management and delivery of education. Rather than supporting teaching or learning directly, these system-facing applications are designed to automate aspects of school administration, including admissions, timetabling, attendance and homework monitoring, and school inspections. However, it is the use […]

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