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Megan Smith: A White House perspective on artificial intelligence

​The U.S. Chief Technology Officer explores artificial intelligence’s social benefits.

Megan Smith | Flickr/nrkbeta


The government is using artificial intelligence in tasks ranging from planning space missions to forecasting job growth. Given the potential effects of these technologies on culture and economy, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith says the government’s larger challenge is to bring “humanity’s greatest talent” to bear on the development and direction of AI. To hear more, watch her talk at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit partner event, “The Future of Artificial Intelligence.”