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How Economists View the Rise of Artificial Intelligence

October 31, 2016

Forbes | October 28, 2016

To really understand the impact of artificial intelligence in the modern world, it’s best to think beyond the mega-research projects like those that helped Google recognize cats in photos. According to professor Ajay Agrawal of the U of T, humanity should be pondering how the ability of cutting edge A.I. techniques like deep learning—which has boosted the ability for computers to recognize patterns in enormous loads of data—could reshape the global economy. Read more.