Science fiction has long anticipated the rise of machine intelligence. Today, a new generation of self-learning computers has begun to reshape every aspect of our lives. Incomprehensible amounts of data are being created, interpreted, and fed back to us in a tsunami of apps, personal assistants, smart devices, and targeted advertisements. Virtually every industry on earth is experiencing this transformation, from job automation, to medical diagnostics, even military operations. Do You Trust This Computer? explores the promises and perils of our new era. Will A.I. usher in an age of unprecedented potential or prove to be our final invention?
Featuring a host of influential minds, including former Google Brain co-founder and director Andrew Ng; co-founder and CEO of Affectiva Rana el Kaliouby; Osaka University robot engineer Hiroshi Ishiguro; engineer and entrepreneur Elon Musk; OpenAI director Shivon Zilis; and co-showrunner of HBO’s Westworld Jonathan Nolan.