AI: Shaping the Future

The real-life "Minority Report"

Artificial intelligence is beginning to achieve remarkable results in predicting the future, a feat deemed beyond the reach of the most advanced sciences. In the 2018 floods in southwestern Japan, timely and accurate rain forecasts led to swift and life-saving evacuations. In the U.S., AI modeling is helping to lower crime rates, but not without public backlash. In medicine, AI now methodically gauges the life expectancy of heart patients. Implementation is accelerating, but what does this mean for each of us, and for society as a whole?