World Economic Forum Wants to Help Companies Avoid the Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence: Eye on A.I.

Aug 06, 2019 - Fortune

The World Economic Forum, best known for its glitzy annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, wants to help companies avoid the potential pitfalls that come with deploying artificial intelligence.

Yes, A.I. promises to radically change how businesses operate by opening the door to innovations like driverless vehicles and robots that care for the elderly. But it could also exacerbate inequalities in society and lead to widespread job loss.

The WEF’s solution: A set of guidelines for...