"Achieving it will be an event comparable in significance to the rise of human life on Earth.”
Richard S. Sutton
Following in the footsteps of the Internet and the printing press, AI is a game-changer that's already having a revolutionary effect across many industries. It's ushering in an age of change that you can't ignore.
Given that, what should Alberta strive for? In his keynote presentation at AI Week 2022, Richard Sutton (Chief Scientific Advisor, Fellow & Canada CIFAR AI Chair at Amii) argues that we should keep our eyes on the prize: understanding intelligence – what it is, and how it works – well enough to create (or become) beings of greater intelligence.
“Achieving it will change the way we work and play, our sense of self, our sense of life and death, and the goals we set for ourselves and our societies,” Sutton says.
“Achieving it will be an event comparable in significance to the rise of human life on Earth.”
His provocative keynote explores:
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