Artificial Friend or Virtual Foe

Here it follows a small subset of examples:While the list above includes all the SDGs, of course it does not cover all the possible applications and examples of how AI can be used to address those goals (or meaningful problems, as classified by McKinsey Global Institute, 2018).

   Scaling up AI to solve social and development issues is not an easy task, and it has to overcome several bottlenecks and mitigate risks to avoid the negative effects of this foundational technology.

Many big corporations are actively working to use AI for good, but something which has to be clear is that regardless of the action of institutional players as well as tech giants, everyone has to help at an individual level.

Hence, we should probably start wondering what we can personally do to foster these efforts in our everyday life.

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  Bio: Francesco Corea is a Decision Scientist and Data Strategist based in London, UK.


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