Thursday, June 22, 2017

AI for the Common Good

How can artificial intelligence (AI) contribute to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals that the U.N. has selected to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all?

That was the question at the heart of the AI for Good Global Summit organized by the ITU and the XPRIZE Foundation, which took place June 7-9 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Over those three days, some 500 speakers and attendees from the worlds of science and business, from governments and non-profit organizations, discussed how everybody in the world can benefit from AI; not just the wealthy and healthy, but also the three billion living in poverty, and the 1 billion living with some form of disability.

Read the complete article on the website of the ACM.