Artificial intelligence has the potential to change the world we live in. Digital technologies have made us smarter and more productive, transforming how we communicate, learn, shop and play. Advances in AI are giving rise to computing systems that can see, hear, learn and reason, creating new opportunities to improve education and healthcare, address poverty and achieve a more sustainable future.
But these rapid technology changes also raise complex questions about the impact they will have on other aspects of society: jobs, privacy, safety, inclusiveness and fairness. When AI augments human decision-making, how can we ensure that it treats everyone fairly, and is safe and reliable? How do we respect privacy?
Microsoft has recently launched an online story following the World Economic Forum 2018 to help you understand the role of artificial intelligence in society and about how AI could change the world just as much as PCs.
There are six principles suggested by Microsoft to put humans at the centre of the systems around artificial intelligence. These are ethical principles deeply rooted in timeless values. They are:
Find out more in Microsoft’s new hub for artificial intelligence, including videos from the World Economic Forum, here.