Can artificial intelligence be controlled, and how will it change global economies, politics and daily lives? DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman and historian Yuval Noah Harari spoke with The Economist’s editor-in-chief Zanny Minton-Beddoes about what the “AI Revolution” means to humanity’s future, and whether inevitable changes caused by this burgeoning technology threaten liberal democracy. The conversation provides a balanced look at how AI reveals risks and rewards as it changes the world order, often in unexpected ways.
About the Speakers
Mustafa Suleyman is the co-founder of DeepMind and Inflection AI. He is the author of The Coming Wave: Technology, Power and the 21st Century’s Greatest Dilemma. Yuval Noah Harari is a historian and the author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind; Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow; and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. Zanny Minton-Beddoes is editor-in-chief of The Economist.
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