A podcast mini-series on artificial intelligence from McKinsey, featuring conversations with a wide range of experts in the field that explore how to apply AI to the benefit of your business, and society. The series includes a look at corporate AI trends and impact; interviews with AI experts; and how governments are approaching AI.
Getting the feels: Should AI have empathy?
16:16As artificial intelligence capabilities advance, debate is emerging around whether we can (or should) imbue AI systems with what are considered uniquely human emotions. Minter Dial, author of Heartificial Empathy, believes empathic AI can benefit businesses and humanity. Read more > Listen to the podcast (duration: 16:16) >
Entering a new decade of AI: The state of play
25:38While organizations report measurable benefits from artificial intelligence, much work remains to scale impact, manage risks, and retrain the workforce. What lies ahead as we enter a new decade of AI? Read more > Listen to the podcast (duration: 25:38) >
How to make the most of AI? Open up and share data
18:19The sharing of data across organizations could fuel artificial intelligence applications that solve important societal challenges. Open Data Institute CEO Jeni Tennison explains ways this can be accomplished safely and to the advantage of everyone involved. Read more > Listen to the podcast (duration: 18:19) >
Why governments need an AI strategy – A conversation with WEF’s Head of AI
10:00The World Economic Forum’s head of artificial intelligence, Kay Firth-Butterfield, explains how governments should approach their AI strategies and shares stories around WEF’s AI enablement efforts. Read more > Listen to the podcast (duration: 10:00) >
Why we need to rethink the purpose of AI – A conversation with Stuart Russell
20:37Stuart Russell, one of the world’s foremost thought leaders on artificial intelligence, explains how we can ensure AI truly benefits humanity rather than causing us harm. According to Russell, doing so begins with abandoning the idea of creating “intelligent” machines altogether. Read more > Listen to the podcast (duration: 20:37) >