Barack Obama wants a reconciliation between Artificial Intelligence and human values

The editor in chief for Wired conducted a joint interview with the President of the United States, Barack Obama and MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito. The interview is for the November 2016 issue of Wired, but a condensed version is available on the Wired website. The disruptive emergence of Artificial Intelligence, Space Travel and Star Trek were on the agenda. Obama holding up his BlackBerry Artificial Intelligence has gone from science fiction to reality. There are two kinds of Artificial Intelligence, general AI and specialised AI. Specialised AI is what we have now, in self driving cars, chatbots, digital assistants, multimedia curation applications and search engines. Google is particularly active in AI research. At the October Hardware event, Google CEO Sundar Pichai proclaimed that we are on the verge of…


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