From tracking cattle to bespoke weather forecasts, AI technology is helping smallholders across Asia and Africa. But it is by no means clear yet whether it will be a game changer in eliminating global poverty
Anyone following tech news these days understands that the coexistence of artificial intelligence (AI) and mankind – and the ethical conflicts that may arise from it – is no longer science fiction. There is unease about AI influencing our online shopping and social media habits; about it replacing both menial and high-skilled jobs; enhancing surveillance and policing, and contributing to the development of more sophisticated weapons.
Artificial intelligence and the internet of things have the potential to drive unprecedented productivity, reduce pollution, and improve human health. With the rollout of advanced, high speed wireless connectivity known as 5G in the next few years, the number of connected devices will explode: 28.5 billion devices are expected to be networked by 2022 growing to 300 billion connected devices and things by 2030.
What do GPS, closed captioning, smartphones, and supercomputers have in common? They’re some of the many technology innovations that the federal government has helped make possible. One of the leaders driving tech innovation in government today is Booz Allen Chief Innovation Officer Susan Penfield, named among this year’s WashingtonExec Top 25 Executives to Watch.
We humans are at the absurd stage in our technological evolution when we seem to have abandoned our common sense. Billions are spent by governments, corporations and investors in training computer-based algorithms (i.e.
As artificial intelligence (AI) offers capabilities we could not have imagined, what are the promises and pitfalls for national security leaders? Which challenges can be addressed with AI, and which will require human management?
Not able to go to Washington, DC for the 10th annual Atlantic Festival? Good news: You can listen to expert discussions on artificial intelligence, virtual reality, cybersecurity, and more Oct. 3-4 thanks to Booz Allen’s live streaming of the event. Tune in on any device, here.
By David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer, Bechtel
The idea that Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots will take our jobs and eventually conquer the world makes for a great summer blockbuster, but this fear of AI-robot overlords is grossly exaggerated.