Before AI is a human right, shouldn't we make it work first?

MATT ASAY | January 29, 2019

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff just declared artificial intelligence (AI) a "new human right" at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland last week. Now if only he could deliver on that "right." Benioff warned that AI-powered countries and companies will be will be "smarter," "healthier," and "richer," while those less generously endowed with AI will be "weaker and poorer, less educated and sicker." I guess he hasn't seen the AI that currently powers the Western world—you know, like IBM's Watson, which one of its engineers characterized as "like having great shoes but not knowing how to walk." Not that IBM is alone—take a walk through the transcripts of public companies' reporting earnings, and you'll see artificial intelligence mentions on a precipitous rise. Look around the real world, however, and finding true artificial intelligence is an exercise in futility. Even the companies packed with PhDs like Google seem to only be able to muster advertising that feels like weak pattern matching.

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