February 02, 2018

Artificial Intelligence’s Transformative Effects on Society

By Paul Scharre

Join Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security program at CNAS in a discussion with Helen Toner, Senior Research Analyst, Open Philanthropy Project and Jack Clark, Strategy and Communications Director, OpenAI about the most significant benefits and risks that artificial intelligence technology poses to national security.

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