Published: Feb. 18, 2020


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Right now artificial intelligence can be programmed to find love, kill you or do parts of your job. But according to some experts, it's still only about as smart as an earth worm.

Is AI being held back? Could our own biases be to blame? On this episode of the Brainwaves podcast, we'll take a look at that, and the rush to connect weapons systems to AI that can’t tell right from wrong.

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Read the full episode transcript here.