Oct 10, 2019
In this week's interview, Chief Correspondent Steve Scher talks with Melanie Mitchell about Artificial Intelligence. Scher and Mitchell delve into the state of AI today, exploring the classifications that make something "intelligent" and the ways in which AI and humans process information differently. Mitchell highlights the complexities of human language as a particular area of difficulty for AI, and expresses the importance of developing machine intelligences with effective communication skills in order to help imbue them with an understanding of human values and consciousness. Together Scher and Mitchell examine the future of AI—how far the field has advanced and how far it still has to go. Get an insider's look and stay in the know about what's going on in this moment at Town Hall.