publication . Article . 2017

The Third Age of Artificial Intelligence

Miailhe, Nicolas; Hodes, Cyrus;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: Field Actions Science Reports (issn: 1867-139X, eissn: 1867-8521, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institut Veolia Environnement
Abstract
If the definitional boundaries of Artificial Intelligence (AI) remains contested, experts agree that we are witnessing a revolution. “Is this time different?” is the question that they worryingly argue over when they analyze the socio-economic impact of the AI revolution as compared with the other industrial revolutions of the 19th and 20th centuries. This Schumpeterian wave may prove to be a creative destruction raising incomes, enhancing quality of life for all and generating previously unimagined jobs to replace those that get automatized. Or it may turn out to be a destructive creation leading to mass unemployment abuses, or loss of control over decision-mak...
Subjects
free text keywords: artificial narrow intelligence, artificial general intelligence, robotics, political economy, big data, Social Sciences, H
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