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Eye On A.I.

Eye on A.I. tracks new developments in artificial intelligence research, hosted by longtime New York Times journalist Craig S. Smith. In each episode, Craig will discuss aspects of AI with some of the people making a difference in the space, putting incremental advances into a broader context. AI is about to change your world, so pay attention.

Oct 8, 2018

In Episode 1 of Eye on AI, I talk to Jack Clark, Strategy and Communications Director at OpenAI, a nonprofit A.I. research company, in a wide-ranging conversation off of things highlighted in Jack’s popular Import AI newsletter. Topics include Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s comment that the advent of artificial intelligence to man’s discovery of fire; the chances that the world’s nation states can create and adhere to international norms governing A.I., preventing the spread of dangerous applications of the powerful technology; whether A.I. is escaping the labs of the tech giants and becoming more democratic; and whether A.I. eventually become a cognitive mirror to our own minds.