Can Societies Keep Up with Technology?

Richard Haass and Stanford University Professor Fei-Fei Li discuss how to contend with technologies that can do both good and harm.

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  • Richard Haass
    President Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations

Show Notes

About This Episode

 

Artificial intelligence, quantum computing, robotics, and other emerging technologies are radically altering society, prompting experts to question whether they will be detrimental or advantageous to the world. In this episode of Nine Questions for the World, Richard Haass and Fei-Fei Li, a professor at Stanford University, consider ethical approaches to technological growth and the future of tech regulation.

 

This podcast series was originally presented as “The 21st Century World: Big Challenges and Big Ideas,” an event series in celebration of CFR’s centennial. This episode is based on a live event that took place on November 1, 2021.

 

See the corresponding video here.

 

Dig Deeper

 

From Fei-Fei Li

 

Tess Posner and Fei-Fei Li, “AI will change the world, so it’s time to change AI,” Nature

 

From CFR 

 

Chris Rohlf, “AI Code Generation and Cybersecurity” 

 

Lauren A. Kahn, “U.S. Leadership in Artificial Intelligence Is Still Possible

 

Robert Morgus and Justin Sherman, “What Policymakers Need to Know About Quantum Computing

 

Christopher Zheng, “The Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities to Artificial Intelligence

 

Read More

 

Joy Buolamwini, “Artificial Intelligence Has a Problem With Gender and Racial Bias. Here’s How to Solve It,” Time

 

Ashley Stahl, “How AI Will Impact The Future Of Work And Life,” Forbes

 

Spandana Singh, “The Building Blocks of Meaningful AI Regulation,” New America

 

Watch and Listen

 

The State of Ethical AI Frameworks 2021,” AI Today

 

Predicting the unintended consequences of AI, with Niya Stoimenova - TU Delft,” The Human-Centered AI Podcast

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