October 11, 2016
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already having a major positive impact on society and many sectors of the economy, according to a new report from the Center for Data Innovation, an affiliate of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Yet the benefits are vastly underappreciated by policymakers and the public. To highlight the overwhelmingly positive impact of AI, the Center, a think tank that focuses on data policy, catalogued 70 real-world examples of how the technology is already generating social and economic benefits around the globe.
“Artificial intelligence is increasingly being put to use in virtually every sector of the economy, from farming to education,” said Daniel Castro, the Center’s director and the…