February 17, 2011

Accelerating AI

Does Watson’s victory in Jeopardy! over humanity’s best make you wonder what intelligent machines mean for the future of mankind?  In this podcast, Northwestern Law professor John McGinnis discusses the promises and perils of artificial intelligence.  Professor McGinnis is the author of the essay Accelerating AI, recently published in Northwestern University Law Review 104:3, and the forthcoming book Accelerating Democracy, which will examine the interaction of technological growth and democratic governance. 

You can listen to the podcast below or download it here.