Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are increasingly embedded in society – from curating social media feeds and assisting law enforcement, to deciding an individual’s creditworthiness and aiding in healthcare. There are at least two possible explanations for this recent and substantial mainstreaming of AI in everyday life. First, there is more computing power and data today than ever before. Second, due to this the possibility of using AI systems to predict and classify large amounts of data makes it fertile ground for governments and industry alike.
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