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This paper is the first research report of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI), based at Stanford University – a long-term research project dedicated to AI technologies and their effects on people, communities and society. High-caliber AI experts describe how recent innovations and likely developments will affect society by 2030. They also provide practical recommendations for AI-related policies. getAbstract believes that laypeople and expert readers alike will enjoy this meaty, but accessible report.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What artificial intelligence (AI) developments and applications you can expect by 2030 and
  • How policy makers can guide AI-related developments in the right direction.

About the Authors

The authors form the expert panel of the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence.



Artificial intelligence (AI) – once a predominantly academic pursuit – has in recent years enabled technological developments that reach deep into people’s everyday lives. In the near future, many more applications will emerge in which AI technology will work in conjunction with human beings, especially in the following eight “domains”:

  1. “Transportation” – Self-driving cars are just the beginning; by 2030, autonomous trucks and flying vehicles may become the norm.
  2. “Home/service robots” – Thanks to advances in chip...

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