|Author (Person)||Grajewski, Marcin|
|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service|
|Series Title||EPRS Briefings|
|Series Details||PE 646.186|
|Publication Date||February 2020|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
Artificial intelligence (AI) is usually understood as the ability for a machine to display human-like capabilities such as reasoning, learning, planning and creativity. The 'Holy Grail' for many governments and companies seeking to benefit from the digital revolution, the first to invent and apply true AI could achieve an enormous advantage in economic and military terms.
However, there are serious ethical implications in such potential developments. Many aspects of AI have already been applied since the 2000s in machines with sufficiently fast processing speeds, equipped with learning techniques and fed large amounts of data. Current versions of AI help to drive cars, beat chess champions, and offer excellent medical diagnostics, to take a few examples.
This note offers links to recent commentaries, studies and reports from international think tanks on AI and related issues.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Values and Beliefs|
|Subject Tags||Digital Economy|
|Keywords||Artificial Intelligence, Digital Technology, Ethics | Ethical Matters